How to remove a deceased proprietor(s) from a Business Name
Where there are two or more proprietors registered as joint owners of a Business Name and one of them dies, the following steps will be required at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure the surviving proprietor(s) can continue running the business;
- Duly completed application form.
- Duly completed form for removal of partners.
- Formal application for removal of partner(s).
- Copy of partnership agreement where applicable.
- Submission of original Business Name Form for cancellation.
- Death certificate of deceased proprietor.
- Updated Annual Returns.
- Payment of prescribed fees.
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