Corporate and UCC Services

Charles Jones Corporate and UCC Searches

Our Corporate Services solutions are available online in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We also offer document filing and retrieval and registered agent services nationwide. Call for additional information.

Status Report (New Jersey and Pennsylvania)

You will receive a report that supplies the information you need about a corporation such as: date of formation, name of the registered agent, registered office of the entity and the status (active, dissolved, revoked) of the entity, and principal office address if any. Typical turnaround time: Within 24 hours. Available online in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Franchise Tax/Corporate Tax Lien Report

New Jersey

Need to know if tax has been paid by a business to the State of NJ for the right to conduct business? You can find out through our Franchise Tax Search.

All domestic or foreign corporations transacting business in New Jersey are subject to the payment of franchise taxes. Unpaid franchise taxes constitute a lien on all of the corporation's property for a period of ten years, which is computed from the first day of the year in which the tax is due and payable. However, the lien is imposed on the first day of the year following the year in which the tax is due.

Typical State turnaround time: Once you enter your order, we send it directly to the State Tax Department for completion. Typical state turnaround 6-8 weeks.


A report detailing Corporate Tax Status from Division of Revenue in Pennsylvania to advise if there are any Franchise Tax Liens filed or any Franchise Taxes due.

Good Standing Certificate (New Jersey)

The Charles Jones Good Standing Certificate is provided in either Long or Short form, and provides conclusive evidence from the State that the company is active and all reports and taxes are current within two years.

Available in New Jersey.

Legal Existence (Good Standing) Certificate (Pennsylvania)

This certificate provides conclusive status information for any entity listed with Pennsylvania.

Corporate copies (New Jersey and Pennsylvania)

State issued copies of any document filed with Secretary of State in New Jersey and the Secretary of the Commonwealth in Pennsylvania.


Charles Jones UCC PLUS Search features a unique Dual Index Search, which examines both NJ State UCC records as well as a proprietary database to complete your search -- faster and more refined results delivered to YOU! Most results with copies returned to you in 4 hours or less -- helping to expedite your business transaction. It also offers a Fixed Fee allowing you to immediately know how much to charge your customers - no hidden fees; no guesswork - all copies included.

UCC State Report

This is a UCC report issued against the name(s) you request. It is available in Pennsylvania as well as other states throughout the country- call for details.

UCC State Certified

A certified report issued by the New Jersey Division of Revenue (the filing office for the UCC system in New Jersey) against the name you request. Typically returned within 24-48 hours.

Charles Jones LLC is not a consumer reporting agency as such term is defined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC 1681 et seq. ("FCRA"). Charles Jones reports do not constitute consumer reports as such term is defined in the FCRA, and accordingly these reports may not be used to determine eligibility for credit, employment, tenant screening or for any other purpose provided for in the FCRA.