Massachusetts Annual Report

Annual reports filed with the Secretary of State in Massachusetts 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 5 different ways to file an annual report in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts or use Mosey to do it.

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Massachusetts Annual Report for LLP

All registered limited liability partnerships must file an Annual Report on or before the last day of February. Note: Massachusetts does not provide pre-printed forms or online submission for limited liability partnership Annual Reports, so you must submit the specific information about the business in writing.

  1. Create Annual Report Document

    You must create and sign an annual report containing the following information about your business: (1) The Secretary of the Commonwealth Customer ID (CID), (2) The federal employer identification number, (3) The name of the partnership, (4) The state under which it is formed and registered, (5) The street address of its principal office in Massachusetts, (6) A description of the business or professional service(s) in which the partnership is engaged, (7) The name and street address of its registered agent in the Commonwealth, and (8) The name and business address, if different from the principal office location, of each partner authorized to handle any document affecting real property interests or render professional services on behalf of the partnership in Massachusetts. Note: If you will provide professional services, you must also provide: (9) A statement that the partnership has complied with any rule(s) of its regulating board relative to liability insurance or accepted alternatives.

  2. File Annual Report

    Mail the annual report you created and payment for the filing fees to the Massachusetts Corporations Division. Note: Checks must be made payable to "The Commonwealth of Massachusetts."

Massachusetts Annual Report for C Corporation

As a foreign nonprofit registered with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are required to file an annual report due two and a half months after the close of your fiscal year.

  1. File Annual Report

    Log in to the Corporations Online Filing System with your Customer ID (CID) and PIN to file your annual report online.

Massachusetts Annual Report for C Corporation

If your organization is registered with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are required to file a nonprofit annual report on or before November 1.

  1. File Annual Report

    Log in to the Corporations Online Filing System with your Customer ID (CID) and PIN to file your annual report online.

Massachusetts Annual Report for LLC

If your business is registered with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are required to file an annual report on or before your registration anniversary date.

  1. File Annual Report

    Log in to the Corporations Online Filing System with your Customer ID (CID) and PIN to file your annual report online.

Massachusetts Annual Report for C Corporation

If your business is registered with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are required to file an annual report due two and a half months after the close of your fiscal year.

  1. File Annual Report

    Log in to the Corporations Online Filing System with your Customer ID (CID) and PIN to file your annual report online.

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 Massachusetts.

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 Massachusetts.

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