Small Business Extension on Filing Annual Report in Florida

Business Extension on Filing Annual Report in Florida

Small businesses are required to file an annual report every year with the Florida Secretary of State. The form updates or confirms the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. It is not a financial statement. As mentioned above, an annual report must be filed each year for your business entity to maintain an “active status” with the Department of State. Furthermore, it is required, whether or not you need to make changes. Finally, note that the data displayed on the entity’s annual report is the most current data on file with the Division of Corporations.

The Florida Secretary of State has provided small businesses an extension on filing their annual report in Florida. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-52 and Department of State Emergency Order 2020-01 signed March 27, 2020, the time requirements for business entities to file annual reports are suspended and tolled until June 30, 2020. Any profit corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership annual report filing will have until 12:01 am Eastern Time on July 1, 2020, before a $400 late fee is assessed. Nonprofit corporations are not subject to the late fee. Online Annual Report filing services remain operational at this time. To file your report, click on Annual Report <

Also, keep in mind that all Annual reports are due by the third Friday in September to avoid administrative dissolution imposed by the Florida secretary of state.

If you have questions on how to file you annual report and prepare your annual corporate minutes, please contact the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A. to see how we can help. Please call today at 305-227-4030.

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