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Mar 28

March 28, 2017

Colorado – Legislation Repeals Reporting Requirements

Colorado – Legislation Repeals Reporting Requirements

House Bill 1133 signed by the governor and effective March 23 repeals the requirement that the Secretary of State report annually to the governor and legislature regarding filing office rules on Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) secured transactions.
Mar 27

March 27, 2017

South Dakota – Bill Clarifies Liability of Persons in Fictitious Name Statement

South Dakota – Bill Clarifies Liability of Persons in Fictitious Name Statement

House Bill 1065 signed by the governor March 8 and effective July 1 amends existing law to clarify the liability of persons described in a fictitious name statement for certain business debts.
Mar 24

March 24, 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.
Mar 22

March 22, 2017

Nevada – Secretary of State Issues Scam Alert

Nevada – Secretary of State Issues Scam Alert

The Secretary of State issued a scam alert involving the fraudulent use of a document altered to appear to be a certificate issued by the Secretary of State. The scam requests the recipient to pay IRS tax fees.
Mar 21

March 21, 2017

Wyoming – Bill Amends Existing Law to Clarify Business Entity Communications Contacts

Wyoming – Bill Amends Existing Law to Clarify Business Entity Communications Contacts

House Bill 22 (Chapter 156) signed by the governor March 6 and effective June 3 (90 days after adjournment) amends existing law to clarify every business entity shall keep current the name, mailing address and physical address, if different, and business telephone number of the person authorized to receive communications from the registered agent and specifies the designated communications contact shall be an officer, director, LLC member or manager, managing partner or trustee of the entity and shall not be…
Mar 20

March 20, 2017

New York – Certain Tax Deadlines Postponed Until March 20, 2017

New York – Certain Tax Deadlines Postponed Until March 20, 2017

The State Department of Taxation and Finance posted an announcement regarding Tuesday’s winter storm and postponement of certain tax deadlines until Monday, March 20. Announcement Regarding Winter Storm of March 14, 2017
Mar 16

March 16, 2017

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Requirements for Conversion Filings

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Requirements for Conversion Filings

Senate Bill 2327 signed by the governor March 8 and effective July 1 amends requirements for conversion and domestication including the time period to correct a filed document.
Mar 15

March 15, 2017

Nebraska – Biennial Reports Due By April 1

Nebraska – Biennial Reports Due By April 1

The Secretary of State Business Services Division posted a reminder for LLCs, LLPs and nonprofit corporations to file biennial reports in 2017 to avoid administration dissolution or revocation.
Mar 14

March 14, 2017

Delaware – Extension to File Form 1100 Corporate Income Tax Return for C Corporations from March 15 to April 18

Delaware – Extension to File Form 1100 Corporate Income Tax Return for C Corporations from March 15 to April 18

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.
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.