Viewing: Jurisdictional Updates

Apr 6

April 6, 2017

Arkansas – Legislation Allows for Electronic Delivery of Financial Statements

Arkansas – Legislation Allows for Electronic Delivery of Financial Statements

Senate Bill 421 (Act 553) signed by the governor March 21 and effective on the 91st day after adjournment (projected to be May 19) amends the Business Corporation Act to permit corporations to send financial statements to shareholders by electronic communication.
Apr 5

April 5, 2017

Utah – Bill Amends Business Corporation Act

Utah – Bill Amends Business Corporation Act

House Bill 41 signed by the governor March 28 and effective May 9 amends the business corporation act regarding general standards of conduct for directors and officers and enacts provisions related to business combinations.
Apr 4

April 4, 2017

Florida – Business Entity Annual Reports Due By May 1

Florida – Business Entity Annual Reports Due By May 1

Business entity annual reports must be filed online between January 1 and May 1.    
Apr 3

April 3, 2017

Georgia – Secretary of State Extends Business Entity Annual Registration Deadline to April 4

Georgia – Secretary of State Extends Business Entity Annual Registration Deadline to April 4

The secretary of State extended the deadline for business entity annual registration filings until Tuesday April 4.  All annual registrations must be paid or postmarked by Tuesday, April 4, at midnight.
Apr 3

April 3, 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 30

March 30, 2017

Colorado – Foreign Entity Withdrawal Fees Reduced Effective April 1

Colorado – Foreign Entity Withdrawal Fees Reduced Effective April 1

The Secretary of State posted a news release that effective April 1 the filing fee for foreign entities to withdraw from Colorado is reduced from $125.00 to $10.00.  
Mar 29

March 29, 2017

Utah – Bill Modifies Provisions Related to Reinstatement of a Dissolved Corporation

Utah – Bill Modifies Provisions Related to Reinstatement of a Dissolved Corporation

Senate Bill 231 signed by the governor March 17 and effective May 9 provides for reinstatement of a dissolved corporation that owes taxes, fees or penalties to the State Tax Commission if the corporation is current on a payment plan.
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.