Viewing: Jurisdictional Updates

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

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.
Feb 22

February 22, 2017

Montana – Revises the Filing Deadline for Partnership Income Tax Returns

Montana – Revises the Filing Deadline for Partnership Income Tax Returns

House Bill 42 (Chapter 6) signed by the governor and effective February 13 revises the filing deadline for partnership income tax returns to align with federal filing deadlines.
Feb 21

February 21, 2017

Pennsylvania – Legislation Revises Business Entity Statutes Effective February 21, 2017

Pennsylvania – Legislation Revises Business Entity Statutes Effective February 21, 2017

The Department of State’s Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations posted information regarding Act 170 which revises business entity statutes for LLCs, Limited Partnerships, General Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships effective February 21, 2017.
Feb 17

February 17, 2017

Illinois – Legislation Amends Limited Liability Company Act

Illinois – Legislation Amends Limited Liability Company Act

House Bill 4361 (Public Act No. 637) signed by the governor July 28 and effective July 1, 2017 amends the Limited Liability Company Act to, among other things, update conversion, merger and domestication provisions; permit filing of a statement of authority or limitation of authority to execute instruments transferring real property or to enter into other transactions on behalf of the LLC; permit filing of a statement of termination after winding up a dissolved LLC; expand the scope of operating…