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Georgia Annual Report Filing Directions

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GEORGIA ANNUAL REGISTRATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Every Georgia business must file an annual report once a year with the Georgia Secretary of State.  Corporations, LLCs, nonprofits and partnerships, both foreigns and domestics, all have a $50 filing fee. All annual reports (Georgia refers to them as annual registrations) are due on each year between January 1 and April 1.

You must complete the annual filing online on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website. Or, if you don’t want to deal with the hassle you can hire us to complete the annual report on your company’s behalf.

Georgia Annual Registration Fee Schedule
Business Type Cost Due Date How to File
Corporations $50 All business entity types must file their annual report by April 1. You must file the annual report online on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website.
Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
Nonprofits, Cooperatives, and Religious Corporations
Partnerships (LPs, LLPs, etc.)
Late Fees: If you file the annual report after April 1st you will have to pay a $25 late fee.

HOW TO FILE YOUR GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE ANNUAL REPORT:

To complete your Georgia annual report, you have two filing options:

  1. Complete the Filing Yourself
    Visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s website. Go to the state’s One Click Annual Registration portal. Perform a business search for your company in the state database. Once you find your company, select it from the results. Confirm or update the following information where appropriate:

    • Company Name
    • Principal Business Address
    • Name and address of your registered agent in Georgia.
    • Corporations must list the names and addresses of its officers.
    • Signature of authorized person
  2. Hire Us
    For $100 (plus state fees), we’ll file your annual report, you don’t have to worry about it, and you can stop reading this page now.

What is the cost to file the Georgia Annual Registration?

GA Corporations and Nonprofits-domestic and foreign: $50
GA LLCs-domestic and foreign: $50
GA LPs, LLPs, LLLPs-domestic and foreign: $50
GA Charity Biennial Renewal fee: $20

Are there initial report requirements in Georgia?

When starting a business in Georgia, you may have to file an initial report with the Secretary of State.

Georgia nonprofits, and Georgia PCs must file an initial annual report within 90 days of incorporation. All other business entities in Georgia have no initial report requirements.

When is the Georgia Annual Report Due?

All Georgia LLCs, LPs, LLPs, LLLPs, and corporations, both domestic and foreign, file reports annually between January 1st and April 1st.

Charities are required to have a separate registration with the Secretary of State, Securities Division. The registration must be renewed by the registration anniversary date of the charity every two years.

Late fees?

If you file the annual report after April 1st you will have to pay a $25 late fee.

How do I get notified?

Georgia Secretary of State mails you a reminder. Charities receive the actual renewal form in the mail one month ahead of due date.

If you sign up for our Georgia registered agent service, Northwest will send you annual report filing reminders.

Who can file Georgia annual reports?

Any authorized person can file the annual report.

Resources:

Office of Secretary of State
Annual Registration Filings
PO Box 23038
Columbus, Georgia 31902-3038
Phone: (404) 656-2817

Professional Licensing
Boards and Securities Division
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Phone: (478) 207-2440

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