New Jersey Annual Report

Hand off secretary of state annual report compliance to the experts. Our Managed Annual Report Service enables you to:

  • Eliminate filing workload. We automate filings to maximize time savings and accuracy.
  • Ensure on-time filing. Our software tracks due dates and files reports on time.
  • Enjoy total visibility. Entity Manager software affords you control over entity data.

Annual fees from $100 to $175 per state plus filing fees.

How It Works
A man filling out company details in our online information form

New Jersey Annual Report Information

Businesses and nonprofits are required to file annual reports to stay in good standing with the secretary of state. Annual reports are required in most states. Due dates and fees vary by state and type of entity.

State agencies do not provide consistent reminders when annual reports are due. As a result, you may be tracking your company’s annual report due dates on your own. Perhaps you received a letter from the state telling you an annual report is coming due, or worse, overdue.

This page provides information about how to file a New Jersey annual report. Our handy reference table will provide you with the New Jersey annual report due dates and filing fees for each entity type. We also offer Managed Annual Report Service to offload your annual reports entirely. We track your due dates and file on time, every time.

Hi, I’m John Beck, with Harbor Compliance, and today I’m talking about annual reports. Annual reports are required filings to maintain a business entity's good standing with the secretary of state. With a few exceptions, annual reports are not complex. They generally contain basic information about a company such as its principal address, registered agent, and officers and directors. Some states have more complex filings though. When annual reports are paired with another filing, such as a business license in Nevada, or a tax return in Maryland or Texas it becomes more complex. The real challenge with annual reports lies in determining the due dates and remembering to file each year. Sounds simple enough, but since every state has different requirements and filing deadlines, organizations that have multiple entities registered in various states all too commonly miss a filing and subsequently lose good standing. While some states send a postcard by mail as a reminder, solely relying on these reminders is not advised. Keeping track of due dates that are staggered throughout the year increases the chances of a missed filing, and subsequent loss of good standing. And if you are looking to take all of the tracking and filing off your plate, and get peace of mind that you never miss a filing, look no further than our Managed Annual Report Service. Our advanced software determines your due dates and our experts complete your filings each year to keep your business compliant. Click the download link for a copy of our guide, or click the service link to speak to someone. As always, feel free to reach out anytime should we be of help. Thanks for watching.

What Is an Annual Report?

Annual reports are required business filings, typically made with the secretary of state. In most states, companies submit any changes to their address, ownership and officers, and registered agent. Some states require additional information about revenue, assets, stock, and paid-in capital.

Tracking due dates in multiple states and filing on time is often challenging. A company that registers in multiple states will have due dates at different times throughout the year. In some states, they may be required to file every two years (biennially).

Companies spend countless resources managing annual reports on their own. Tracking deadlines, gathering information, navigating forms and online filing portals, and submitting reports on time requires constant attention throughout the year. The complexity only increases for companies with multiple entities or that register in multiple states. Furthermore, most companies rely on spreadsheets, calendar reminders, and file folders to manage their annual reports.

With Harbor Compliance’s Managed Annual Report Service, we provide cloud-based software to view entity data, store corporate records, and ensure business continuity in a virtual world.

Why Is a New Jersey Annual Report Required?

Annual reports are required by statute in nearly every state. They provide state agencies with updated information on the entities registered in their state. Your company is required to file annual reports to maintain good standing and continue operating.

Failure to file annual reports on time can result in late fees. Most states enforce additional penalties on lapsed entities. These include the loss of naming rights, loss of access to the courts, and administrative dissolution. Many banks, licensing agencies, and even prospective clients require evidence that a business is in good standing. By filing annual reports each year on time, companies avoid the costly and potentially embarrassing consequences of noncompliance.

How Do I File a New Jersey Annual Report?

There are two ways to file a New Jersey annual report.

  • If you plan to file your New Jersey Annual Report on your own, view the table below for the available filing methods for your type of legal entity. We also provide links to forms and agency filing portals.
  • Sign up for Managed Annual Report Service. Simply provide your information one time and update it with us when it changes. Our software tracks your due dates and automatically files your annual reports throughout the year.

Where Do I File a New Jersey Annual Report?

New Jersey Annual Reports are filed with the Annual Report. In most states, you will need to look up your business entity in public records. Be sure to find the corporations filing authority in your state and conduct a New Jersey Department of the Treasury business search.

When Is a New Jersey Annual Report Due?

Annual report due dates depends on the type of entity you have and whether your business is domestic or foreign to New Jersey. In many cases, the annual report deadline is based on the date you form or register with the state. View the table below to find the due dates for your state.

Harbor Compliance’s software directly integrates with secretary of state databases. With our Managed Annual Report Service, we use your entity data to track your annual report due dates accurately and file on time, every time.

What Is the New Jersey Annual Report Filing Fee?

Annual report filing fees depend on the type of entity you have and whether your business is domestic or foreign to New Jersey. View the table below to find the filing fees for your state.

With our Managed Annual Report Service, you no longer have to calculate your fee or remit payment to multiple agencies. Our software calculates your exact filing fee. We simply invoice your filing fee 90 days before your report due date directly within your Client Portal.

Who Can File a New Jersey Annual Report?

Anyone with authority to prepare and submit business filings can file a New Jersey Annual Report. However, ensuring compliance across entities and jurisdictions creates complexity.

Harbor Compliance simplifies your annual report compliance. Our Managed Annual Report Service replaces legacy systems for tracking due dates and filing annual reports. We eliminate your need to research requirements, create due date reminders, and navigate government forms and filing portals.

Our service maximizes your time savings and ensures accuracy in filing. When you sign up, we conduct an initial review of your entity registrations to identify noncompliance. We offer additional services to prepare and file overdue reports, register entities, and reinstate them into good standing.

We minimize the amount of information you provide to us. Simply enter your company data into a secure, web-based form, and update it only when it changes. We use that information to file your reports automatically throughout the year. Entity Manager Software tracks annual report due dates and calculates filing fees across all states and entities. Enjoy immediate visibility into registration data, entity statuses, and upcoming due dates.

New Jersey Annual Report Requirements by Entity Type

See the table below for information on filing an annual report in New Jersey. Select your entity type to view your New Jersey annual report filing fee and due date.

New Jersey Corporation Annual Report Requirements:

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

New Jersey Limited Liability Company Annual Report Requirements:

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

New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Annual Report Requirements:

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

New Jersey Professional Corporation Annual Report Requirements:

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

New Jersey Professional LLC Annual Report Requirements:

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

New Jersey Limited Liability Partnership Annual Report Requirements:

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

Annual Report Requirements by State

Managed Annual Report Service  Stay compliant with our managed annual report service.
                 * Full-service management of your annual report filings   * Tracking of due dates to meet all filing
                 deadlines   * Advanced software provides accurate and insightful reporting Order Now
© 2012 - 2021 Harbor Compliance. All rights reserved. Harbor Compliance does not provide tax, financial, or legal advice. Use of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship. Harbor Compliance is not acting as your attorney and does not review information you provide to us for legal accuracy or sufficiency. Access to our website is subject to our Terms of Use and Service Agreement.