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How to File an LLC Annual Report in Maine

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How to File an LLC Annual Report in Maine

In Maine, your LLC is legally required to file an annual report with the state. 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 LLC 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 business that is legally registered with the state of Maine must file this report, which includes detailed information about your business. 

How to File a Maine Annual Report

In Maine, the annual report is filed with the Secretary of State. You can file online by visiting the Annual Reports Online page and taking the following steps. 

  1. From the dashboard page, click File a Single Annual Report to begin. Note that if you have a username and password, you can choose the option under Subscriber Services.
  1. Enter your Charter Number and click Continue to complete the form.
  1. Pay the $85 fee and file your report 

Alternatively, you can create a preprinted annual report form and file by mail. 

Mail your completed annual report form and a check for the filing fee to:

Maine Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101

In Maine, annual reports are due by June 1st each year. The penalty for filing late is $50, while the penalty for failing to register a report altogether could result in the dissolution of your LLC.

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Filing Fee

As mentioned above, the fee for filing an annual LLC report in Maine is $85. 

What Happens After I File my Maine 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 LLCs in Maine, so it’s critical 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 LLC Annual Report in Maine