Louisiana Annual Report

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

There are 2 different ways to file an annual report in Louisiana 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 Louisiana or use Mosey to do it.

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Louisiana Department of Revenue Registration for C Corporation, LLC, LLP

After filing the application to transact business in Louisiana, you must register with the Department of Revenue.

  1. Register with the Department of Revenue

    Complete online registration with the Department of Revenue by selecting "Register My Business" under "Registration" tab and following the instructions.

Louisiana Annual Report for C Corporation, LLC, LLP

If your business is registered with the Secretary of State in Louisiana, you are required to file an annual report due on the anniversary of your registration date. Note: The filing fee is $10 for nonprofits incorporated in Louisiana.

  1. File Annual Report

    Log in to your geauxBIZ account, click "Getting Started," and then click "File an amendment, such as an annual report, with the Louisiana Secretary of State."

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 Louisiana.

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 Louisiana.

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