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Annual Report Deadlines, by State, for March, April and May 2012
Published on Mar 7, 2012
Read our article, 'Annual Report Deadlines, by State, for March, April and May 2012' at 'Time to Start Up,' the small business blog by BizFilings.
Wondering when your Annual Report is due?Whether you’re a newly formed company, or your small business has been established for years, just about every state will require you to file an Annual Report.To follow is a definition of what an Annual Report is, followed by a three-month calendar that details Annual Report deadline dates for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, Limited
Partnerships, LLPs, and Foreign LLPs.
Defining an Annual Report
Depending on the state you incorporate in, an Annual Report (also referred to as an Annual Statement) may be due if you are any of the business formations listed above. Although many states require the filing of an Annual Report, some require biennial reports, while others require no report at all. For the purposes of this article, we’ll be focusing on states that require Annual Reports.As the name suggests, an Annual Report is a document that must be filed annually with each state you’re doing business in. Although requirements may vary by state, it is typical for an Annual Report to include the following information:
The current principal business address
Names and addresses of the management of the business (directors and officers for corporations and members/managers for LLCs). This would also include any management changes
Number of shares of stock a corporation has issued is also required
Who is your current Registered Agent?
An annual report fee, which varies greatly by state. In some instances there is no charge, however the typical range is between $50 — $400
Three-month Calendar of Annual Report Filing Due Dates
March 1, 2012
Delaware Corporations and Nonprofits
Rhode Island CorporationsApril 1, 2012
Georgia Corporations, LLCs and Nonprofits
Georgia Limited Partnerships and Foreign LLPs
New Hampshire Corporations, LLCs and LLPsApril 15, 2012
Maryland Corporations and Nonprofits
Montana Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits
North Carolina LLCs
Pennsylvania CorporationsMay 1, 2012
Arkansas Corporations and LLCs
Florida Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, LLPs and Limited PartnershipsMay 15, 2012
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