Hawaii Annual Report

Annual reports filed with the Secretary of State in Hawaii are formal documents that provide important information about a business's activities, financial performance, and ownership structure over the past year. These reports are required by law and serve as a way for businesses to maintain transparency and compliance with state regulations.

Follow the guide below to help you file your annual report with the Secretary of State in Hawaii or use Mosey to do it.

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Hawaii Annual Report for C Corporation, LLC, LLP

If you are registered with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, you are required to file an annual report to remain in good standing. The report is due on the last day of your anniversary quarter i.e., the quarter in which the Certificate of Authority was issued. Note: The filing fee for nonprofit organizations is $2.50.

  1. File Annual Report Online

    Log in to your Hawaii Business Express account to file your annual report.

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 Hawaii.

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 Hawaii.

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