Arkansas Annual Report

Annual reports filed with the Secretary of State in Arkansas are official documents that provide a comprehensive overview of a business's financial performance, operations, and ownership structure for the previous year. These reports are required by law and serve as a way for businesses to maintain transparency and compliance with state regulations.

There are 3 different ways to file an annual report in Arkansas depending on your legal entity type and tax classification. Follow the guide below to help you file your annual report with the Secretary of State in Arkansas or use Mosey to do it.

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Arkansas Annual Report for C Corporation

All nonprofit organizations registered with the Arkansas Secretary of State must file an annual report due by August 1.

  1. File Annual Report

    File your Annual Report for Non-Profit Corporations form with the Arkansas Secretary of State using the Corporations Online Filing System. Domestic organizations should select to file the Annual Report for Domestic Nonprofit Corporation (Form NPD-5) and foreign organizations should select the Annual Report for Foreign Nonprofit Corporation (Form NPF-2).

Arkansas Annual Report for LLP

All limited liability partnerships registered with the Arkansas Secretary of State must file an annual report due on August 1.

  1. File Annual Report and Pay Franchise Tax Online

    File your annual report online with the Arkansas Secretary of State.

Arkansas Annual Report and Franchise Tax for C Corporation

All corporations registered with the Arkansas Secretary of State must file an annual report and pay franchise tax due on May 1. The franchise tax is $300 for corporations without authorized capital stock. Corporations with approved shares of ownership must pay a fee of 0.3% based on how much their property in Arkansas is worth compared to their total property value. This fee is calculated using the par value of their ownership shares that are currently available.

  1. File Annual Report and Pay Franchise Tax Online

    File your annual report online with the Arkansas Secretary of State. The online filing app will help you calculate tax due and make a payment.

What else do I need to know?

There may be additional things you will need to do to maintain your "good standing" in the state including having a registered agent and other kinds of taxes.

Maintaining a Registered Agent

Most states require that you have a registered agent that can receive important mail from the Secretary of State should they need to contact you. There are many commercial options available or you can use Mosey to be your registered agent and keep your information private in Arkansas.

Other Taxes

In addition to maintaining a registered agent, maintaining your good standing can include additional taxes. This can include franchise tax, sales tax, or other state taxes. You can use Mosey to identify these additional requirements to maintain good standing in Arkansas.

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