Many state governments require LLCs, Corporations, and other registered business entities to file annual reports each year. And some Secretary of State (or comparable agency) offices may require these types of reports to be filed according to different timeframes (e.g., biennial and decennial reports).

Figuring out the reports they must file and the deadlines they must meet can become frustrating for busy small business owners. Ferreting out states’ specific requirements can prove a daunting task—especially with so many other tasks to juggle when starting and growing a company. Who has time to stay on top of everything?!

To make it easier, we’ve compiled and shared below a list of annual report filings (state by state) for your convenience. Within it, we’ve provided links to each state agency’s website so that you can readily go there for more information and see if there have been any updates to their requirements.

Key Things to Know About Annual Reports

As you review the information on our list, keeping the following things in mind.

  • Currently, all states, except Ohio, require some sort of annual report filing.
  • Specific filing requirements and deadlines vary by state.
  • Some states also require an initial report when first starting a business.
  • When businesses fail to file on time, they might get hit with fines or other penalties.
  • In worst-case scenarios, companies risk losing their status of good standing with the state. That could result in the business owners losing their personal liability protection and other benefits of being a registered business entity.
  • State requirements sometimes change depending on economic factors (such as the COVID-19 pandemic).

C Corporation Annual Report List by State

StateReport NameSubmission FrequencyDue Date
AlabamaBusiness Privilege Tax ReturnYearlySame as federal return
AlaskaBiennial Report2 YearsJanuary 2
ArizonaAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 ArkansasAnnual Franchise Tax ReportYearlyMay 1
 CaliforniaAnnual Franchise Tax ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month from the formation date
 CaliforniaStatement of InformationYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 ColoradoPeriodic ReportYearlyThree month window starting on the first day of the formation month
 ConnecticutAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 DelawareAnnual Report
Annual Franchise Tax Report
YearlyMarch 1
 FloridaAnnual ReportYearlyMay 1
 GeorgiaAnnual RegistrationYearlyApril 1
 HawaiiAnnual ReportYearlyThe quarter that contains the anniversary month
 IdahoAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 IllinoisAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 IndianaBusiness Entity Report2 YearsLast day of the anniversary month
 IowaBiennial Report2 Years - EvenApril 1
 KansasAnnual ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 KentuckyAnnual ReportYearlyJune 30
 LouisianaAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 MaineAnnual ReportYearlyJune 1
 MarylandAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 MassachusettsAnnual ReportYearlyWithin 2.5 months of the close of the fiscal year
 MichiganAnnual ReportYearlyMay 15
 MinnesotaAnnual RenewalYearlyDecember 31
 MississippiAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 MissouriAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 MontanaAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 NebraskaBiennial Occupation Tax Report2 Years - EvenMarch 1
 NevadaAnnual List of Officers and DirectorsYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 New HampshireAnnual ReportYearlyApril 1
 New JerseyAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 New MexicoBiennial Report2 YearsThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 New YorkBiennial Report2 YearsLast day of the anniversary month
 North CarolinaAnnual ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 North DakotaAnnual ReportYearlyAugust 1
 Ohion/an/an/a
 Oklahoman/an/an/a
 OregonAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 PennsylvaniaDecennial Report10 YearsDecember 31
 Rhode IslandAnnual ReportYearlyMarch 1
 South Carolinan/an/an/a
 South DakotaAnnual ReportYearlyFirst day of anniversary month
 TennesseeAnnual ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 TexasTexas Franchise Tax Report
Public Information Report (PIR)
YearlyMay 15
 UtahAnnual RenewalYearlyAnniversary date
 VermontAnnual ReportYearlyWithin two and a half months following fiscal end
 VirginiaAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 WashingtonAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 West VirginiaAnnual ReportYearlyJuly 1
 WisconsinAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the quarter that contains the formation month
 WyomingAnnual ReportYearlyFirst day of anniversary month
Washington DCBiennial Report2 YearsApril 1

LLC Annual Report List by State

StateReport NameSubmission FrequencyDue Date
AlabamaBusiness Privilege Tax ReturnYearlySame as federal return
AlaskaBiennial Report2 YearsJanuary 2
Arizonan/an/an/a
 ArkansasAnnual Franchise Tax ReportYearlyMay 1
 CaliforniaAnnual Franchise Tax ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month from the formation date
 CaliforniaStatement of Information2 YearsLast day of the anniversary month
 ColoradoPeriodic ReportYearlyThree month window starting on the first day of the formation month
 ConnecticutAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 DelawareAlternative Entity TaxYearlyJune 1
 FloridaAnnual ReportYearlyMay 1
 GeorgiaAnnual RegistrationYearlyApril 1
 HawaiiAnnual ReportYearlyThe quarter that contains the anniversary month
 IdahoAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 IllinoisAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 IndianaBusiness Entity Report2 YearsLast day of the anniversary month
 IowaBiennial Report2 Years - OddApril 1
 KansasAnnual ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 KentuckyAnnual ReportYearlyJune 30
 LouisianaAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 MaineAnnual ReportYearlyJune 1
 MarylandAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 MassachusettsAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 MichiganAnnual ReportYearlyFebuary 15
 MinnesotaAnnual RenewalYearlyDecember 31
 MississippiAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 Missourin/an/an/a
 MontanaAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 NebraskaBiennial Reports2 Years - OddApril 1
 NevadaAnnual List of Managers or MembersYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 New HampshireAnnual ReportYearlyApril 1
 New JerseyAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 New Mexicon/an/an/a
 New YorkBiennial Report2 YearsLast day of the anniversary month
 North CarolinaAnnual ReportYearlyApril 15
 North DakotaAnnual ReportYearlyNovember 15
 Ohion/an/an/a
 OklahomaAnnual CertificateYearlyAnniversary date
 OregonAnnual ReportYearlyAnniversary date
 PennsylvaniaDecennial Report10 YearsDecember 31
 Rhode IslandAnnual ReportYearlyNovember 1
 South Carolinan/an/an/a
 South DakotaAnnual ReportYearlyFirst day of anniversary month
 TennesseeAnnual ReportYearlyThe 15th day of the 4th month after the close of the fiscal year
 TexasTexas Franchise Tax Report
Public Information Report (PIR)
YearlyMay 15
 UtahAnnual RenewalYearlyAnniversary date
 VermontAnnual ReportYearlyWithin three months following the fiscal end
 VirginiaAnnual RegistrationYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 WashingtonAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the anniversary month
 West VirginiaAnnual ReportYearlyJuly 1
 WisconsinAnnual ReportYearlyLast day of the quarter that contains the formation month
 WyomingAnnual ReportYearlyFirst day of anniversary month
Washington DCBiennial Report2 YearsApril 1

Keep Track of Your State’s Filing Requirements

As you can see, there’s a wide range of deadlines for state annual reports across the United States. I encourage you to visit CorpNet’s Annual Report Filing tool to find up-to-date state report filing information by entering your business type and state. Besides these reports, you may have other business filings and compliance responsibilities to take care of, too.

To take the hassle out of keeping track of what your business needs to file, create a free account CorpNet account. That will enable you to use our compliance portal (again, it’s FREE) to set up timely notifications as important deadlines for your business approach.

File Correctly and On-Time With CorpNet

My team at CorpNet is here to ensure your annual reports and other business filings are completed accurately and on time. We handle preparing and filing compliance paperwork for companies throughout all 50 states, saving entrepreneurs precious time and giving them peace of mind.

Contact us to learn more and talk with us about your needs.