Please be advised that extreme weather conditions are expected in the Triangle area Thursday, February 26, 2015, that will likely prevent staff from traveling to their work stations in Raleigh. Due to lingering effects of the winter storm, we expect to continue to be at reduced staffing levels on Friday, February 27 and until travel conditions improve in the metro-Triangle area. If you need to visit our offices for service, we strongly encourage you to call (919) 807-2225 before making the trip to ensure that we have staff on hand to meet your needs. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Uniform Commercial Code Section

Customer Service: (919) 807-2219

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Section of the Department of the Secretary of State records Federal Tax Liens on corporations and partnerships whose executive office is located in North Carolina. These liens are indexed by the taxpayer's name and are available for public inspection.

Information/Research Services

Upon written request the UCC Section will issue a certificate indicating whether there are tax liens on file showing a particular partnership or corporation. If a tax lien is on file the UCC Section will furnish a copy of the lien upon written request, upon payment of the statutory fee.

Federal Tax Lien information on file with the Department of the Secretary of State can also be researched (for free) from this site.


Please send comments, suggestions, and requests to uccmail@sosnc.com

For more information, please contact us at:

Uniform Commercial Code
PO Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626

(919) 807-2219