West Virginia Annual Report

Learn when and how to file a report in West Virginia

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 West Virginia.

For Corporations:

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Form:

Form AR-1: Annual Report for Corporations, Limited Partnerships, Voluntary Associations, and Business Trusts

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Law:

West Virginia Code § 59-1-2a.

Penalties:

$100 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Form:

Form AR-2: Annual Report for Limited Liability Companies

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Law:

West Virginia Code § 31B-2-211.

Penalties:

$100 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Form:

To request a form, contact the Secretary of State's office.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Law:

W.V.C. § 59-1-2a

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Administrative dissolution or revocation notice may be mailed for companies that fail to file.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:8/6/20

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Form:

Form AR-1: Annual Report for Corporations, Limited Partnerships, Voluntary Associations, and Business Trusts

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Penalties:

$100 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/18

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:West Virginia Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
Form:

Form AR-2: Annual Report for Limited Liability Companies

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Penalties:

$100 late fee. Your business also risks being dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/18
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