In order to practice social distancing and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), public access to our building, 165 Capitol Avenue, will be restricted. Although in-person interactions will be limited, our office staff will be available via email as normal. For the Business Services Division email CRD@ct.gov and for the Legislative & Elections Administration Division email LEAD@ct.gov. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to return to normal business as soon as the immediate threat to public health has subsided.

Annual Reports

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Annual report filing now requires an account on CONCORD.  Please create a user account or use the "forgot my password" or "forgot my login" options to reset your preexisting account.  

Connecticut law requires annual report filings for the following business entities: Stock Corporations; Nonstock Corporations; Limited Liability Companies; Limited Partnerships; and Limited Liability Partnerships. The purpose of the annual report is to ensure the accuracy of the information on record regarding your business entity.  The annual report does not require any financial information.  

 

ANNUAL REPORT FRAUD ALERT
The Secretary of the State has received numerous complaints about official-looking mailers from companies seeking additional fees to file annual reports for Connecticut businesses.  All businesses are advised to review carefully the press release issued by Secretary Merrill, Attorney General Tong, and Consumer Protection Commissioner Seagull regarding this solicitation.  We also recommend every business take the following precautionary steps. 

 

1. Search your business on the business registry, CONCORD.  Make sure the information on file with our office is accurate and note the due date for your next annual report.  If you owe an annual report, you may file directly with our office using the instructions on this page.  The filing fees for all annual reports are below.  

2. Establish an account at business.ct.gov.  Creating an account at business.ct.gov is the best way to ensure that your business is compliant with state filing requirements and to receive important information about deadlines, fraud alerts, and other important information.  

3. Check the "fraud alerts" page under the "business recovery" tab at business.ct.gov for up-to-date information to keep your business safe.  In addition to information about this solicitation, the fraud alerts page contains important warnings for businesses conducting business in China and scams related to newly-formed businesses.  

For additional questions, please email us at crd@ct.gov.

 

The statutory filing fees for annual reports are as follows:

 

ENTITY TYPE DOMESTIC FOREIGN
CORPORATION $150 $435
NONSTOCK CORPORATION $50 $50
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY $80* $80*
LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP $80* $80*
LIMITED PARTNERSHIP $80* $80*

*fee increased to $80 effective July 1, 2020

 

File Annual Reports Online

Online filing of annual reports is mandatory unless you request a waiver to file by mail. Failure to file annual reports subjects the business entity to administrative dissolution and will prevent you from obtaining a Certificate of Legal Existence (Good Standing) for the business. Our office will administratively dissolve entities that fail to file annual reports. Recent administrative dissolution activity by the office is listed here.  

 

 

New in 2020

 

The following changes regarding annual reports go into effect in 2020:

 

Effective January 1, 2020, the Business Entity Tax (BET) is eliminated.  Please see the Department of Revenue Service website for more information on the BET sunset.

 

Effective January 1, 2020, all businesses must now update their registered agent on their annual report.  During the online filing process, you will be required to confirm and update your registered agent information.  For more information on registered agents, please see our FAQ page.

 

Also, all businesses must report their North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS code) for their business.  The online filing process will help you find the NAICS code most applicable for your business.  We have developed a NAICS code lookup tool to assist customers with this new requirement.

 

Effective July 1, 2020, the filing fee for annual reports will increase from $20 to $80 for LLCs, LPs, and LLPs.