Annual reports for business corporations are due by the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of the corporation’s fiscal year. Thus, for corporations with a fiscal year ending December 31st, annual reports are due April 15th. Annual reports may be filed online directly with the Secretary of State’s office using the Online Orders feature on Corporations web page. If you choose to file a paper copy of your annual report, it must be included with the corporate tax return and delivered, along with the $25.00 filing fee, to the N.C. Department of Revenue, www.dor.state.nc.us.

All Limited Liability Company and Limited Liability Partnership annual reports are due in the Secretary of State’s office by April 15, regardless of whether you file online or mail a hard copy to this office.


Non Profit Corporations, Professional LLCs, Professional Corporations, and Limited Partnerships are not required to file an Annual Report with the Secretary of State