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There is no fee to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing-Tax Compliance or a Corporate Tax Lien Waiver.
Why file for a Certificate of Good Standing-Tax Compliance or a Corporate Tax Lien Waiver?
Individuals, corporations, and other organizations often need proof they've filed their tax returns and paid tax bills in order to:
If requested with MassTaxConnect, authorized practitioners can obtain a Certificate within a day or two.
Before making a request, practitioners should have:
Apply online with MassTaxConnect:
File a Request for a Certificate of Good Standing and/or Waiver of Corporate Tax Lien.
Processing of a paper application can take 4 to 6 weeks. We strongly recommend filing your request online if that option is available to you.
Once you've submitted your request, a search will be made to identify any:
You will receive an email letting you know the results of this search and what you need to do.
Fully compliant taxpayers will be able to:
If you need to pay a bill, you'll be given an opportunity to pay via electronic funds withdrawal or credit card. You can file and pay most non-filed tax returns with MassTaxConnect.
Please be aware that you have to wait at least 24 hours to reapply for a Certificate of Good Standing if you:
You can also request a Professional License Renewal Certificate using MassTaxConnect by selecting: