It’s that time of year again

If you own or run a business in Florida, don’t forget that you need to file your Annual Report with the State. If you do not file before May 1st, your company may be administratively dissolved by the State, or at a minimum, be required to pay expensive reinstatement and/or late fees.  The late fee is $400, and it will NOT be waived.

Information on filing an annual report can be found at www.sunbiz.org.  To make it easy, you can submit the Annual Report and pay the filing fee on-line. To do this, you will need the document number assigned to the business by the State.  You can locate the number by searching the sunbiz website for your business record.

Feel free to give our office a call if you would like us to walk you through the filing process FREE OF CHARGE.  You can also follow the State’s step-by-step instructions here.

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CAUTION: Each year, several for-profit companies send out emails and letters that look very official about the annual report requirement.  They collect email addresses and physical addresses from the State’s website and are soliciting businesses.  These are THIRD party solicitations not associated with the State – you can file your report on-line without going through any of these companies.  If you get an email or a letter offering to file your Annual Report for a fee, throw away the letter. Each year, we get those letters, too! If you are not sure what to do, just give us a call.