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How to File an Annual Report in Arizona (not Required for LLCs)

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How to File an Annual Report in Arizona (not Required for LLCs)

In Arizona, your LLC is not required to file an annual report with the state. Corporations and some other types of entities, however, do have to file an annual report. Failure to do so can lead to fines and even the closure of your business, so it’s crucial that you stay up-to-date. 

What Is an Annual Report?

Your corporation must file an annual report, also known as a statement of information, with your state to keep your company in good standing. 

Who Needs to File an Annual Report?

Any corporation, nonprofit, limited partnership, or limited liability partnership registered with the state of Arizona must file this report, which includes detailed information about your business. 

How to File an Arizona Annual Report

In Arizona, the corporation annual report is filed with the corporations division. You can file online by visiting the corporations division’s website and taking the following steps. 

  1. Go to the corporation division’s website and log in to your account
  2. Fill out the annual report form
  3. Pay the $45 fee and file your report  

If you wish to file by mail, you can call (602) 542-3026 to request and blank copy of the report and mail it, along with the $45 fee, to:

ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION

Annual Reports – Corporations Division 

1300 West Washington

Phoenix, Arizona 85007-2929

In Arizona, annual reports are due every year on the date you started your business. The penalty for filing late is $9 per month, while the penalty for failing to register a report altogether is the dissolution of the corporation. 

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Filing Fee

As mentioned above, the fee for filing an annual report in Arizona is $45. 

What Happens After I File my Arizona Annual Report?

After you file your report, you will receive a notification of any errors or omissions, or confirmation that your report has been filed. If you receive a notification, it’s crucial that you respond quickly and address any errors in order to avoid penalties.  

Conclusion

Filing an annual report is a requirement for corporations, but not LLCs, in Arizona, so it’s crucial that you take the time to accurately fill out the form and file with your state in a timely manner. This will ensure your company is allowed to operate uninterrupted and with no legal penalties. 

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How to File an Annual Report in Arizona (not Required for LLCs)