Pennsylvania Decennial Report Filing Instructions
What is the cost to file the Pennsylvania Annual or Decennial Reports?Decennial Reports:
PA Charities: Annual fee varies from $15 to $250 depending on gross contributions.
How to file your Pennsylvania Department of State Decennial Report:
Annual and decennial report forms are available on the Pennsylvania Department of State website. They require pretty basic information and are easy to fill out.
When are Pennsylvania Decennial Reports Due?
The decennial report for corporations and LLCs is only filed in years ending in 1. So it was due in 2011 and won’t be due again until 2021. If you do need to file a Decennial Report, you will have the whole reporting year to do it.
The annual report for PLLCs and LLPs is due each April 15th.
If a nonprofit has changed officers, their annual statement will be due by April 30th.
PA Charities file the registration statement with the Bureau of Charitable Organizations within 135 days after the close of the fiscal year; typically April 15th.
Does Pennsylvania have initial report requirements?
Not generally, but LLPs and PLLC that get filed by December 31st must file an annual certificate of registration by the next April 15th.
What are the penalty fees for a delinquent Decennial Report?
There are no late fees for failing to file a required decennial report. The penalty is that you lose the exclusive use of your name in PA. If you file the decennial report late, your name is only reinstated if it has not been taken by another business.
There are severe late fees and penalties for PLLCs and LLPs; $500.
PA Charities are penalized $25 per month past due date.
Pennsylvania Decennial Report Exemptions:
Your company is exempt if your information has been updated with the Department of State in any way during the previous ten years; such as, change of registered office or other amendment.
How do I get notified?
Pennsylvania mails a notice to file a decennial report at the registered office address. The notice will include your decennial report form and filing instructions. You then have the entire year to file the report. ‘Northwest’ will give you complete compliance tools for your Pennsylvania business.
Who can file Pennsylvania Decennial Reports?
Anyone with authority can file the decennial report. The Certificate of Annual Registration must be signed by a partner or a member.
Are original signatures needed?
Only the Bureau of Charity’s registration and renewal requires original signatures of two officers.
Department of State
Bureau of Charitable Organizations
PA Decennial Report Info: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/corporations/12457/x_decennial_filing/571892
001 Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Agent / CROP# 3848878
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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