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If you form a business entity with the state, you may be required to file periodic reports on the status of your entity to preserve your good standing and state registration. Each state has its own rules, and the rules may differ based on entity type. The following chart highlights the frequency and due dates for these state annual reports for five entity types.
*Information current as of August 1, 2019.
For corporations with a fiscal year other than June 30
15th day of the 4th month after the beginning of the taxable year.
For corporations with a fiscal year of June 30
15th day of the 3rd month after the beginning of the taxable year.
Note: Schedule AL-CAR filed with Business Privilege Tax Return is accepted in lieu of a separate Annual Report
LLCs filing form CPT
due date is no later than the 15th day of the 4th month (April 15th for calendar year LLCs) after the beginning of the LLC's taxable year
LLCs filing form PPT
due date is no later than the 15th day of the 3rd month (March 15th for calendar year LLCs) after the beginning of the LLC's taxable year
Note: LLCs elected to be taxed as corporations follow corporation rules.
No later than the 15th day of 3rd month after the beginning of the taxable year. Thus, for a calendar year taxpayer the return is due March 15th.
No later than the 15th day of the 3rd month after the beginning of the taxable year. Thus, for a calendar year taxpayer the filing is due March 15th.
No statutory provision.
- All reports are due on an annual basis, unless otherwise indicated
- Due dates marked as “Anniversary” refer to the anniversary date of the entity’s organization or qualification in that state
- Limited Liability Partnerships may owe an annual report, a registration renewal or both. States with renewal requirements are designated as Renewal in the chart below.
- This chart is intended as general guidance. It is not legal advice.
* Entities operating on a fiscal year basis other than a calendar year may have a different due date.
** This state allows certain business entities to select their own due date.
Almost every state requires annual reporting to keep track of LLCs and corporations operating within its borders. While the forms typically call for basic information, they can be time-consuming and cryptic, especially if you do business in multiple states.
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