Arizona Annual Report Service & Filing Guide
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The state of Arizona requires all Arizona corporations, nonprofits, LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs to file an annual report each year. Arizona LLCs are not required to file an annual report. Corporations and nonprofits file their Arizona Annual Reports with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs submit their Arizona Annual Reports to the Arizona Secretary of State. The following instructions will help you file the Arizona Annual Report yourself. We have also included due dates, fees, and answers to common filing questions.
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How to File Your Arizona Annual Report
These are the steps you’ll need to follow in order to file your Arizona Annual Report:
- Determine your filing due date and fee.
- Fill out your annual report online or by paper.
- Send in your Arizona Annual Report and pay the filing fee.
We’ve created clear, easy-to-follow instructions for filing your Arizona Annual Report.
Arizona Annual Report Due Dates and Fees
Every Arizona corporation or nonprofit must submit their annual report on the anniversary of initial formation or registration. If you’re not sure when you formed or registered your business, you can search the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) database to find your filing due date. Your Arizona annual report due date will be listed under the heading “Entity Details.” Arizona LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs must file between January 1 and April 30 each year.
Arizona Annual Report Fee Schedule
How to File
Corporations (foreign and domestic)
Nonprofits, Cooperatives, and Religious Corporations
LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs (foreign and domestic)
Between January 1 and April 30
Mail OR In-person
Late Fees: Arizona nonprofits are not charged late fees for failing to file an annual report on time. Arizona corporations that fail to file an annual report will be assessed $9 each month they’re delinquent. This will continue until a payment is made in full or the corporation is administratively dissolved.
Arizona LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs will be charged an additional $25 for filing late.
Filing Your Arizona Annual Report
Arizona Annual Reports for corporations and nonprofits must be submitted using the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) eCorp online filing system.
- Go to the eCorp homepage.
- To log in, enter your email address and password. If you don’t have an account, you’ll need to create one by clicking “Register.”
- After you log in, select the “Online Services” tab.
- Next, click the “Submit Corporation Annual Filing” link.
- Type your business’s name in the search box. Once you locate your corporation or nonprofit, click “File Annual Report.”
You’ll need to include the following information on your Arizona Annual Report:
- The name of your business.
- Your Arizona entity number. You can find your number by searching the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) database.
- The type of business you own (corporation or nonprofit).
- A brief statement describing your business’s purpose.
- Authorized/issued shares: include the class and series (if applicable).
- Statutory agent: include their full name, physical address, and mailing address. If you need to make changes/updates to this information, you may do so on the annual report. However, you must include a Statutory Agent Acceptance form.
- The principal mailing address of your corporation or nonprofit.
- Shareholders who hold 20% or more stock distributed by the business: include their full names, addresses, and dates they took office.
- Electronic signature of individual filing the annual report.
Online filings must be paid with a credit card.
Arizona LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs can only file their annual reports by mail or in person. To obtain a paper form, you’ll need to visit the Arizona Secretary of State website.
- On the state website, click “Partnerships” under the “Business” tab.
- Under the heading “What to File,” select the “Form Directory” link.
- A PDF listing all requirements and forms will automatically pop up on your screen.
- All LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs (foreign and domestic) use the same annual report form. Click any of the annual report links, and the form will immediately download.
On the Limited Partnership Annual Report, you’ll need to include the information listed below:
- The name of the partnership.
- The Secretary of State Registration number: You can locate this by doing a business entity search on the Secretary of State website. Your registration number will be the 6-7 digit number listed in the far left column of your search results.
- State you initially formed your partnership in (foreign entities only).
- Date of initial formation.
- Principal/mailing address.
- Agent for service of process: Include their full name and address.
- Signatures and printed names of each current general partner.
The Arizona Annual Report for LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs must be filed in duplicate (one original and one copy) to the Secretary of State. The $3 filing fee must be paid with a check or money order made payable to “Secretary of State.” Yes, you’ll need to write a check or get a money order for $3. Unfortunately, cash and credit cards aren’t accepted.
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Once you’ve 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.
Annual Report Service Benefits
At Northwest Registered Agent, we’re committed to protecting our clients’ privacy. Arizona Annual Reports are public record, so we’ve designed our annual report service to protect your privacy. Here’s how:
- In order to preserve your privacy, we will list OUR contact information instead of yours on the tax form.
- Only the minimum required information will be included.
- 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.
- 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.
Arizona Annual Report FAQ
Does Arizona require new businesses to file initial reports?
Nope! Arizona doesn’t require businesses to file initial reports.
Do Arizona LLCs need to file an Arizona Annual Report
No, Arizona LLCs (foreign and domestic) are not required to file Arizona annual reports. Happy dance!
What happens if I forget to file my Arizona Annual Report?
Arizona nonprofits are not charged late fees; however, corporations will be charged $9 for each month they’re delinquent. Also, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) will administratively dissolve your corporation if a report is not filed within 60 days of the due date.
Annual reports for LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs received after April 30 will be assessed a $25 penalty fee. The Secretary of State will notify you of their intent to revoke your business if a report is not filed within 60 days of the due date.
Can I extend my Arizona Annual Report due date?
You sure can! BUT, only if you own a corporation or nonprofit. Unfortunately, LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs don’t have the option of getting an extension.
If you need more time to file your corporation or nonprofit annual report, you can request an extension by filing an Annual Report Extension Request form with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). You’ll follow the same steps as filing your annual report EXCEPT you will select “File Annual Report Extension” after locating your business entity. Your new due date must be within 6 months of your original date. There is no filing fee for an extension request.
What’s the processing time for Arizona Annual Reports?
Typically, an Arizona Annual Report will be processed in 2-3 weeks (standard) OR 1-3 business days (expedited). Add an additional $35 (corporations/nonprofits) OR $25 (LPs/LLPs) for faster processing.
Can any authorized person file my Arizona Annual Report?
Absolutely! Once you start a business in Arizona your Arizona Annual report can be filed by a director, partner, or someone you hire (ex: an attorney) to submit on your business’s behalf. Or, hire Northwest Registered Agent for annual report service, and we’ll take care of filing your Arizona Annual Report for you!
Do I need original signatures on my Arizona Annual Report?
Yes and no. Arizona corporations and nonprofits don’t need original signatures because they file online. But, LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs do need original signatures since their forms are submitted by mail or in person.
Where can I get more information about the State of Arizona Annual Report?
Arizona Corporation Commission
1300 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2996
T: (602) 542-3026
Fax: (602) 542-4100 OR (602) 542-8813
LPs, LLPs, and LLLPs:
Office of the Secretary of State, Attn: Limited Partnerships
1700 W. Washington Street FL. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
T: (602) 542-6187
State Capital Executive Tower
1700 W. Washington Street, 2nd FL. Ste. 220
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Arizona State Complex
400 W. Congress 1st FL, Suite 141