Mar 13

March 13, 2017

Hawaii – Business Entity Annual Reports Due March 31 for Entities with Anniversaries in January through March

Hawaii – Business Entity Annual Reports Due March 31 for Entities with Anniversaries in January through March

The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) posted a reminder to business entities with registration date anniversaries in January, February and March to file annual reports by March 31. An annual report due in a previous quarter can be filed on line with a $10.00 late fee. Filings more than a year overdue can be filed by mail, email fax or walk in with a late fee of $10.00 per year.
Mar 10

March 10, 2017

New Jersey – Legislation Enacts the International Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Act

New Jersey – Legislation Enacts the International Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Act

Senate Bill 602 (Chapter 2017-1) signed by the governor February 6 and effective May 6 enacted the International Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Act for the facilitation and recognition of international alternative dispute resolution in New Jersey. The bill allows certain types of non-profit entities to organize centers, whose principal purpose is to facilitate the resolution of international business, trade, commercial, and other disputes between persons by means of arbitration, mediation, conciliation, and other means as an alternative to the resort…
Mar 8

March 8, 2017

South Dakota – Bill Repeals Requirement for Farm Corporations to File Annual Reports

South Dakota – Bill Repeals Requirement for Farm Corporations to File Annual Reports

House Bill 1038 signed by the governor and effective July 1 repeals the requirement for farm corporations to file annual reports with the Secretary of State.
Mar 7

March 7, 2017

Idaho – Legislation Corrects Oversights from 2015 Business Organizations Code

Idaho – Legislation Corrects Oversights from 2015 Business Organizations Code

House Bill 54 (Session Law Chapter 34) signed by the governor February 22 and effective July 1 corrects oversights from the 2015 enactment of the Business Organizations Code to clarify certain fee names and remove fees that are no longer charged.
Mar 6

March 6, 2017

Wyoming – Bill Allows State to Return Rejected Documents Within 15 Days Instead of 5 Days

Wyoming – Bill Allows State to Return Rejected Documents Within 15 Days Instead of 5 Days

House Bill 23 signed by the governor March 1 and effective July 1 permits the Secretary of State to return rejected documents within 15 days instead of 5 days; send notices by regular mail or e-mail instead of certified mail ; and cease publication of notices that LLP registration has lapsed.
Mar 2

March 2, 2017

Mississippi – Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Due by April 15

Mississippi – Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Due by April 15

The Secretary of State posted a reminder to corporations and LLCs to file annual reports online by April 15.
Mar 1

March 1, 2017

Georgia – Business Entity Annual Registration Due By April 1

Georgia – Business Entity Annual Registration Due By April 1

The Secretary of State posted a news release regarding business entity annual registration between January 1 and April 1. Entities may visit the filing office website and select options for “One Click Annual Registration” if there are no changes or “Express Annual Registration” to update contact information and make other changes.
Feb 27

February 27, 2017

Major changes to Pennsylvania’s laws on partnerships and LLCs

Make sure you have the latest statutes with CSC®Publishing’s 2017 Pennsylvania Laws Governing Business Entities The Pennsylvania legislature overhauled the state’s laws on unincorporated entities during its 2016 session, making extensive changes designed to modernize the way the state does business. This comprehensive revision of PA law on partnerships and LLCs was signed by legislators into law as Act 2016-170 in late November, and takes effect on February 21, 2017. The Act revises the laws on partnerships and LLCs, expands…
Feb 27

February 27, 2017

Rhode Island – Business Corporation Annual Reports Due By March 1

Rhode Island – Business Corporation Annual Reports Due By March 1

The Secretary of State Business Services Division announced that the annual report form will be revised in 2017 to include a NAICS code. Business corporations must file between January 1 and March 1.
Feb 23

February 23, 2017

Delaware – Grants Automatic Extension of Time to April 18th to file Income Tax Returns for C Corporations

Delaware – Grants Automatic Extension of Time to April 18th to file Income Tax Returns for C Corporations

The Division of Revenue posted Technical Information Memorandum 2017-1 granting an automatic extension of time from March 15 to April 18 to file Form 1100, Delaware Corporation Income Tax Return for C corporations for calendar year taxpayers to coincide with the deadline to file Form 1120, U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return. Delaware will enact legislation in 2017 to adopt the same due dates for business tax returns effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2016.