Pennsylvania Annual Report

Annual reports with the Secretary of State in Pennsylvania are official documents that businesses are required to file each year to provide updated information about their company, such as ownership, financial status, and business activities. These reports help the state government maintain accurate records of all registered businesses operating within Pennsylvania.

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

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Pennsylvania Decennial Report for C Corporation, LLC

If you are a foreign corporation or limited liability company registered to do business with the Pennsylvania Department of State, you are required to file a Decennial Report once every decade in the year ending with "1" (2021, 2031, etc.). The report can be filed anytime during the calendar year. Note: An annual report requirement will replace the decennial filing starting in 2025.

  1. File Decennial Report

    File your Decennial Report by mail to the Pennsylvania Department of State.

Pennsylvania Annual Report for LLP

You must file a Certificate of Annual Registration with the Pennsylvania Department of State on or before April 15. The annual fee is $410 per general partner who had a principle residence in Pennsylvania, or was a business registered or existing under the laws of Pennsylvania, on December 31. Note: The first annual report is due the year following your registration to transact business in Pennsylvania.

  1. File Certificate of Annual Registration

    Log in to the Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop using your Keystone Log in to file the Certificate of Annual Registration and pay the filing fees with the Department of State. Note: After logging in, you must search for your business's name under "Business Search." Then click on the business name and "Request Access" to the business record. An emailed PIN is required to access the account and file the Certificate of Annual Registration.

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 Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania.

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