(a) Except as provided in Section 10A-2A-13.25, within 30 days after the form required by Section 10A-2A-13.22(b)(2)(ii) is due, the corporation shall pay in cash to those stockholders who complied with Section 10A-2A-13.23(a) the amount the corporation estimates to be the fair value of their stock, plus interest.
(b) The payment to each stockholder pursuant to subsection (a) must be accompanied by:
(1)(i) financial statements of the corporation that issued the stock to be appraised, consisting of a balance sheet as of the end of a fiscal year ending not more than 16 months before the date of payment, an income statement for that year, and a cash flow statement for that year; provided that, if the annual financial statements are not reasonably available, the corporation shall provide reasonably equivalent financial information, and (ii) the latest interim financial statements of the corporation, if any;
(2) a statement of the corporation's estimate of the fair value of the stock, which estimate shall equal or exceed the corporation's estimate given pursuant to Section 10A-2A-13.22(b)(2)(iii); and
(3) a statement that stockholders described in subsection (a) have the right to demand further payment under Section 10A-2A-13.26 and that if any stockholder does not do so within the time period specified in Section 10A-2A-13.26(b), the stockholder shall be deemed to have accepted the payment under subsection (a) in full satisfaction of the corporation's obligations under this Article 13.