User Manual for UCC Inquiry
 
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CONCORD Home Page:
 


 

The CONCORD Home Page, as illustrated below, will appear after the user successfully accesses the system by typing in the URL WWW.CONCORD.SOTS.CT.GOV/CONCORD.  This page will display a welcome message and other appropriate information that relates to the Commercial Recording Division.  From this page you may select several options: 

 



The Application Forms Menu section of the CONCORD home page provides access to the on-line forms as listed below in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF). You may print and complete the forms for filing with the State of Connecticut.

 

·        Connecticut Stock Corp.

·        Connecticut Nonstock Corp.

·        Foreign Corp. – Stock and Nonstock

·        Religious Corp. or Societies

·        Limited Liability Companies

·        Limited Liability Partnerships

·        Limited Partnerships

·        Statutory Trusts

·        Uniform Commercial Code

·        Trade and Service Mark

·        Connecticut Partnership

 

The system is designed to have the same feel as most Windows based applications and web sites.  At any point in the system you can return to the CONCORD home page by clicking on the Home link located at the bottom of the main menu.

 

The Inquiries section of the main menu is described as follows:

 

Inquiries

 

The Inquiries submenu located on the Main Menu allows you to perform a business inquiry and/or a uniform commercial code (UCC) inquiry by clicking on the applicable link:

 

       Business

       UCC

You may also click on the Help link located on the Inquiries submenu to access the online help facility, which provides explanations of the fields and functions of each of the inquiry screens. 

 

UCC Inquiry

 

The UCC Inquiry search screen, as illustrated below, is accessed by clicking on the UCC link in the Inquiries submenu on the Main Menu.  The UCC Inquiry search screen’s function is to search the CONCORD database for the individual or business debtor.

       

The “Number of Records Per Page” returned by the search defaults to 25.  If you have a high resolution monitor, you might want to select a higher number from the dropdown box. 

 

The UCC Inquiry search capability allows you to search the debtor file in three different ways, as outlined below:

Field

Description

Search By Debtor Name

 

   

 

    First Name

 

 

    Last Name

An alphabetical list of debtor names meeting the criteria entered for first and last name is displayed.

 

20-character alphanumeric.  Used to specify the first name of the debtor.

 

60-character alphanumeric.  Used to specify the last name of the debtor.

Search By Business Name

100-character alphanumeric.  An alphabetical list of companies meeting the name criteria you enter is displayed.

Search By Lien Number

10-character numeric. A list of filings for the entered lien number is displayed.

 

To perform a search ‘Search by Debtor Name’, type in the first name (optional) and last name of the debtor.

Click on the ‘Reset’ button clears anything you have typed in. 

Click on the ‘search’ button initiates the search.

 

The underline under Last Name indicates that there is a link to more information.  Click on the last name causes the debtor’s lien list to appear as shown below.

 

The information on the above screen is explained below.

 Field

Description

Lien Number

 A number identifying the lien

Lien Type

 The type of the lien.

       Aircraft

       Attachment

       DRS

       IRS Non-Attach

       Judgment PP

       Judgment Lien

       Labor

       Lease

       Municipal

       Original

       Railroad

       State

       Timber

       Vessel Lien

Lapse Date/Time

 The date when the lien expires.

 

Click on the link on one of the lien numbers causes additional information about the lien to be displayed, as shown below.

                    

 

The information displayed above for the selected lien is explained below.

Field

Description

Lien Number

The identifier of the lien.

Lien Type

The type of lien.

Lapse Date

The date when the lien expires.

Filing Number

The identifier of a filing related to the lien.

Filing type

The type of filing:

       Amendment

       Aircraft Lien

       Assignment

       Attachment

       Bankruptcy

       Continuation

       Correct Notice

       Office Correct

       Correction

       Court Order

       Discharge

       Judgment Lien

       Non-Attachment

       Orig Fin Stmt

       Prtl Assignment

       Partial Release

       Release Bky

       Release Corr

       Release

       Refiling Notice

       Release Orig

       Release Rfil

       Revoke Release

       Subordination

       Termination

       Vessel Lien

       Withdraw

       Withdraw Notice

       Zebb Start-up

Filing Date/Time

The date and time when the filing was received by SOTS.

           Click on the ‘Back’ button will lead us to the previous page.

           Click the link on Filing Number to see additional details about the filing, as shown below.  

  The above screen displays filing, debtor, and secured party information.

                               Field

                Description

Lien Number

The number identifying the lien

Lien Type

The type of the lien

Lapse date

The date when the lien expires

Filing number

The filing number selected by the user.

Filing date/time

The date and time when the filing was received by the SOTS.

IRS Number

The identifier provided by the Internal Revenue Service on IRS filings.

Type of filing

The type of filing.

Microfilm Volume

The volume of the microfilm that contains the filing information

Start page

The start page of the microfilm that contains the filing information

    . Filing Information:  The filing information is explained below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debtor Information:  The debtor information is explained below.

                               Field

                  Description

Debtor Name

The full name of the debtor.

Address

The address of the debtor, including street address, city, and state and zip code for US addresses, country for Non-US Addresses.

 

 

. Secured party information:  The secured party information is defined below.

                             Field

                   Description

Secured Party Name

The full name of a secured party (creditor) named in the filing.

Address

The address of the secured party, including street address, city, and state and zip code for US addresses, country for Non-US Addresses.

 

Alternative cases :

 

In some cases, a single filing for a lien may be associated with more than one debtor and more than one secured party.  In such cases the above screen will contain links for all debtors and all secured parties as shown below:

 

 

 

View All Debtors: Click on the View All Debtors cause the following screen to appear:

Definitions are the same as on the previous screen, except that all debtors are shown.

 View All Secured Parties: Similarly, clicking the View All Secured Parties link causes the following screen to appear.

  

 

Definitions are the same as on the previous screen, except that all secured parties are shown.

 

 

To perform a search based on the business name, type the business name in the Search by business name’ box.  A partial name followed by an asterisk may be entered.

 

Click on the ‘search’ then displays a list of businesses that match the search criteria as shown below:

 

  

Click on the link on one of the business names causes the lien list described above to open.  Subsequent processing is the same as described after a search by debtor name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To search by lien number, enter the lien number in the “Search By Lien Number:” field, as shown below.

 

                    

Click on the ‘Search’ button causes the Lien Details screen to appear, as shown below.  Subsequent processing is the same as described after a search by debtor name.

 

 

             

 

             

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