Quickly navigate Secretary of State initial report requirements for your corporation,
LLC, or nonprofit.
Initial reports are entity information updates typically due around the time of entity
foreign qualification. Due dates vary, but most states require an initial report within 90 days of
Because of the small number of states currently requiring reports, (Alaska, California, Connecticut,
Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Washington) the initial
reporting requirement is easily overlooked. When registering an entity, file your initial report on
time to avoid falling out of good standing with the state.
In addition to the initial report requirement, most states also request an
annual report, usually due by the
anniversary of registration or each calendar year.
See the table below for information on filing an initial report in your state.