Iowa Biennial Report

Learn when and how to file a report in Iowa.

Annual and biennial reports are entity information updates typically filed with the Secretary of State. Depending on the state and entity type, report due dates and fees vary. See the table below for information on filing a report in Iowa.

For Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Available Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$45 online or $60 by mail.

Due:

April 1 of even years.

Law:

Iowa Code § 490.1622.

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked within a few months.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Available Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$45 online or $60 by mail.

Due:

April 1 of odd years.

Law:

Iowa Code § 489.209.

 

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked within a few months.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Available Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

By April 1 of odd years.

Law:

Iowa Code 2015 § 504.1613 

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked within a few months.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Available Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$45 online or $60 by mail.

Due:

April 1 of even years.

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked within a few months.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Available Online

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$45 online or $60 by mail.

Due:

April 1 of odd years.

Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked within a few months.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
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