Washington Annual Report / Annual Review

Learn when and how to file a report in Washington.

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 Washington.

For Corporations:

Agency:Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Paper Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$60

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. You may start filing 45 days prior.

Law:

RCW 23B.16.220.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Expedited service is available for an additional $50.

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Paper Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$60

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. You may start filing 45 days prior.

Law:

RCW 25.15.105.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Expedited service is available for an additional $50.

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Paper Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$10

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. You may start filing 45 days prior.

Law:

RCW § 24.03.395

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Expedited service is available for an additional $50.

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Paper Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$60

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. You may start filing 45 days prior.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Expedited service is available for an additional $50.

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Paper Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$60

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. You may start filing 45 days prior.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Expedited service is available for an additional $50.
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