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As an essential business, we’ve been blessed to stay busy. We’re open, fully operational, and committed to providing the highest level of customer service. But let’s be honest: Covid-19 sucks! While Northwest Registered Agent can’t make face masks or work on medical breakthroughs, we can help you stay in business or start a new one. For those struggling, we’ve never charged a late fee and if you’re a current customer and can’t pay your bill, that’s okay. We don’t need to adjust our systems or offer you a coupon code. If you can’t pay us—don’t—we’ll float you as long as possible. We witness our country’s resilience every day as we’ve been flooded with orders from people starting new businesses. While most of our Corporate Guides are now working remote, our efficiency has gone down, but we’ve hired 17 new people since March 1, and we’re figuring out how to hire remote workers better. We’re ramping up for the future, whatever that means for all of us. Thanks for the opportunity to help serve you along the way.

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Alaska Biennial Report Service & Filing Guide

Corporate Compliance by Local Corporate Guides®

Every business registered with the state of Alaska must file an Alaska Biennial Report once every two years. These reports are filed with the Alaska Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing. Below, we have a step-by-step guide to filing your Alaska Biennial Report yourself. Our guide includes biennial report due dates, fees, instructions, requirements, and frequently asked questions.

Additionally, if you'd prefer not to file your biennial report yourself, you can always hire us to do it for you.

We'll File For You

We’ll worry about filing your Alaska Biennial Report so you don’t have to.

  • Guaranteed On-Time Filing
  • Professional Preparation
  • Maintain Good Standing
  • Keep Your Company Active

Enhance Privacy

When we file your biennial report, we help keep your personal information private.

  • Stay Off “Inactive” Lists
  • Keep State Info Current
  • State Records Monitoring
  • Update Records Instantly

Alaska Biennial Report Service

$100 + State Fees
Rated 4.7 / 5 stars by 117 clients on Google

How to File Your Alaska Biennial Report

To successfully file your Alaska Biennial Report, you’ll need to complete the following steps, which are described in more detail below.

  1. Determine your company’s due date and fees (these vary by entity type)
  2. Generate your Alaska Biennial Report form
  3. Complete your report online OR print and complete a paper form
  4. Submit your report and filing fee

 

Alaska Biennial Report Due Dates and Fees

Alaska Biennial Report fees and due dates depend on what kind of business you have. We’ve organized this information into an easy-to-read chart below.

Alaska Biennial Report Fee Schedule

Business Type

Cost

Due Date

How to File

Alaska reports are filed every other year. The year you file is determined by when you originally registered your business in Alaska. If you registered your company in an even-numbered year, you always file the biennial report in an even-numbered year. If you registered your company in an odd-numbered year, reports are due every odd-numbered year.

Corporations

$100

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Foreign Corporations

$200

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)

$100

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Foreign LLCs

$200

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Nonprofits, Cooperatives, and Religious Corporations

$25

July 2

Online or Paper Form

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)

$100

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Foreign LLPs

$200

January 2

Online or Paper Form

Late Fees: Alaska provides a month grace period. If a domestic company files more than a month late, a late fee of $37.50 is added to the biennial report fee. The late fee for foreign company reports is $47.50. Nonprofits have a $5 late fee.

 

Filing Your Alaska Biennial Report

You can file your Alaska Biennial Report online or by mail. Either way, you’ll need to visit Alaska’s Division of Corporation, Business & Licensing website to generate a form specific to your business.

  1. On the state website, go to the Alaska Corporations Database page.
  2. Enter your business name in the “Entity Name” box, and click “Search.”
  3. Select your business from the search results by clicking the entity number next to your business name.
  4. Click the link to file the Biennial Report for your company.
  5. Select either “file online” or “print form” if you want to print the hard copy and mail it in. The site will generate the Alaska Biennial Report form for your business.

When filling out the biennial report, you’ll include the following information and update it if necessary:

  • Name and address of the company.
  • Name and address of your registered agent in Alaska. (You have to file a separate “Change of Agent Form” and pay an additional $25 fee if you are changing your Alaska registered agent.)
  • Names and addresses of members/managers or directors/officers.

If filing online, you can pay the fee with a credit card. If mailing your form, include a check or money order.

Rather not deal with the hassle of filing yourself? Or worried you’ll forget to file? Avoid incurring late fees and penalties when you hire Northwest Registered Agent to file your Alaska Biennial Report for you.

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How Our Alaska Biennial Report Service Works

For $100 plus the state-mandated report fee, we’ll file your Alaska Biennial Report. For most domestic businesses, that’s $200 total.

  • You can sign up for this service by itself or add it on to an existing service. Compliance service is also automatically added when you hire us to provide your registered agent service or form your Alaska LLC, Alaska corporation or Alaska nonprofit.

  • Once you’re signed up for compliance service, you’ll pay nothing up front. We’ll send you a reminder 90 days before your filing due date and auto-charge your preferred method five days later.

 

Biennial Report Service Benefits

At Northwest Registered Agent, we’re committed to protecting our clients’ privacy. Alaska Biennial Reports are public record, so we’ve designed our biennial report service to protect your privacy. Here’s how:

  1. In order to preserve your privacy, we will list OUR contact information instead of yours on the report form.
  2. Only the minimum required information will be included.
  3. We will list our IP address – limiting the connection between your cell phone, personal computer, and work computers – this makes it harder for advertisers to follow you.
  4. We will list our bank and credit card information – not yours.

We believe everyone has the right to keep their information private. That’s why privacy is our guiding principle when we create every service and product.

Alaska Biennial Report FAQ

Are there initial reports in Alaska?

Yes, all new domestic corporations, professional corporations, domestic nonprofit corporations and domestic LLCs in Alaska must file an Alaska Initial Report within six months of their formation date. There is no fee for the Alaska Initial Report, and it can be done easily online.

When you hire Northwest Registered Agent to form your Alaska business, we will file your initial Alaska report for you!

Are there late fees or penalties if I don’t file my Alaska Biennial Report?

If you don’t file your Alaska Biennial Report on time, you’ll have a one month grace period before the following late fees apply:

  • Domestic corporations, LLCs and LLPs: $37.50
  • Foreign corporations, LLCs and LLPs: $47.50
  • Nonprofit corporations: $5

In addition, failing to file your initial or biennial report will put your business into “non-compliant” status. If non-compliance is not remedied, the state will eventually dissolve domestic businesses or revoke out-of-state businesses. Dissolved businesses can apply to reinstate their business within two years of dissolution. After two years, it will be necessary to form a new Alaska business. Revoked businesses will need to file for a new Certificate of Authority.

How long does Alaska Biennial Report processing take?

Online filings are processed immediately. Mailed filings take significantly longer. Since nearly all biennial reports are due in January, the department’s busiest time of year, mailed filings often take more than 15 days to process.

Who can file an Alaska Biennial Report?

After starting a business in Alaska, any authorized person may sign the Alaska Biennial Report. An authorized person is someone the Alaska business permits to act on its behalf. This could be someone within the business (such as a director or manager), or someone outside of the business that you hire to file your report. When you hire Northwest Registered Agent for biennial report service, we complete and file your Alaska Biennial Report.

Do Alaska Biennial Reports need original signatures?

No, Alaska doesn’t require original signatures on biennial reports. While some states require original, inked signatures on state forms, Alaska permits both online biennial report filings with electronic signatures and photocopies of original paper documents.

Do Alaska charities need to renew every year?

Yes! Alaska charities renew each year by completing the annual registration and renewal form and mailing it in to the Alaska Department of Law, Consumer Protection Unit with a check for the fee. Annual renewal is the same price as initial charity registration: $40.

Where can I get more information about State of Alaska Biennial Report filing?

State of Alaska
Corporations Division
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
T: (907) 465-2550
F: (907) 465-2974

http://alaska.gov/businessHome.html

Alaska Department of Law
Attorney General Office
1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501-1994
T: (907) 269-5200
Email: corporations@alaska.gov

http://www.law.state.ak.us/

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