New Jersey Annual Report

Learn when and how to file a report in New Jersey

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 New Jersey.

For Corporations:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Form:

None - you must file online.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes § 14A:4-5.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked if you fail to file 2 annual reports in a row.

Notes:
  • Either the registered agent or a corporate officer may file.
  • Changing the registered agent or registered office is an additional $25 fee.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes § 42:2C-26.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked if you fail to file 2 annual reports in a row.

Notes:
  • Either the registered agent or a corporate officer may file.
  • Changing the registered agent or registered office is an additional $25 fee.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Form:

None - you must file online.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes 15A:4-5

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

Businesses that fail to file annual reports for two consecutive years will be revoked.

Notes:

Any authorized representative may file.

Fact Checked:8/6/20

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes § 14A:4-5.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked if you fail to file 2 annual reports in a row.

Notes:
  • Either the registered agent or a corporate officer may file.
  • Changing the registered agent or registered office is an additional $25 fee.
Fact Checked:8/19/19

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes § 42:2C-26.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked if you fail to file 2 annual reports in a row.

Notes:
  • Either the registered agent or a corporate officer may file.
  • Changing the registered agent or registered office is an additional $25 fee.
Fact Checked:8/19/19

For Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 + $3 credit card fee

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

New Jersey Statutes 42:1A-49

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

No late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked if you fail to file 2 annual reports in a row.

Notes:
  • Either the registered agent or a corporate officer may file.
  • Changing the registered agent or registered office is an additional $25 fee.
Fact Checked:9/10/19
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