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IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
Commercial and State Liens

Ben Ysursa, Secretary of State

Commercial and State Liens Phone: (208) 334-3191
Commercial and State Liens Fax: (208) 334-2847

Frequently Asked Questions - C1 (Agricultural Commodity Lien)

C1 (Agricultural Commodity Lien) Filing

1. $5.00 per filing
2. Filing lasts for one year.
3. May not be continued or amended.
4. One purchaser and one claimant required
5. Not included in PML/CS publications
6. Claimant must notify buyers directly
7. Collateral may only be crops – no livestock, or other animals .

Questions

  1. What information is required for a C1 filing?
  2. What will cause my C1 filing to be rejected?

1. What information is required for a C1 filing?

a. The full name and address of one individual purchaser. This may be an organization or a person.
b. The dollar amount of the lien.
c. The delivery date of the product.
d. The date that the last payment was due.
e. The full name and address of one individual claimant. This may be an organization or a person.
f. The crop code and crop year for the commodity on which the lien is claimed – only one crop per lien filing.
g. The signature of the claimant.
h. The printed name of the claimant.

2. What will cause my C1 filing to be rejected?

a. Failure to provide the full name and address of the purchaser.
b. Failure to provide the dollar amount of the lien.
c. Failure to provide the delivery date of the product.
d. Failure to provide the date that the last payment was due.
e. Failure to provide the full name and address of the claimant.
f. Failure to provide the crop code and crop year.
g. Failure to provide the signature of the claimant.
h. Failure to include the printed name of the claimant.
i. Failure to include an appropriate filing fee.

If a filing is rejected, a letter will accompany the rejected form to act as a guide in making the necessary corrections.



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