Montana Annual Report

Learn when and how to file a report in Montana

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 Montana.

For Corporations:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Law:

Montana Code § 35-1-1104.

Penalties:

$15 late fee. Domestic corporations receive notice of upcoming dissolution on September 1st then are dissolved December 1st. Foreign corporations receive notice of upcoming revocation on September 1st then are revoked November 1st.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Provide an e-mail address when filing in order to receive approval confirmation.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Law:

Montana Code § 35-8-208.

Penalties:

$15 late fee. Domestic corporations receive notice of upcoming dissolution on September 1st then are dissolved December 1st. Foreign corporations receive notice of upcoming revocation on September 1st then are revoked November 1st.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Provide an e-mail address when filing in order to receive approval confirmation.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Law:

Montana Code Ann. 35-2-904.

Penalties:

$15 late fee.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Provide an e-mail address when filing in order to receive approval confirmation.
  • 24 priority filing available for additional $20 fee.
  • 1 hour expedite service available for additional $100 fee.
Fact Checked:8/6/20

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Penalties:

$15 late fee. Domestic corporations receive notice of upcoming dissolution on September 1st then are dissolved December 1st. Foreign corporations receive notice of upcoming revocation on September 1st then are revoked November 1st.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Provide an e-mail address when filing in order to receive approval confirmation.
Fact Checked:9/10/18

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Penalties:

$15 late fee. Domestic corporations receive notice of upcoming dissolution on September 1st then are dissolved December 1st. Foreign corporations receive notice of upcoming revocation on September 1st then are revoked November 1st.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Provide an e-mail address when filing in order to receive approval confirmation.
Fact Checked:9/10/18

For Close Corporations:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Fact Checked:6/21/19

For Close Professional Corporations:

Agency:Montana Secretary of State
Filing Method:

Online only.

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by April 15.

Fact Checked:6/21/19
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