South Carolina Annual Report

Annual reports filed with the Secretary of State in South Carolina are official documents that provide a comprehensive overview of a business's financial performance, activities, and management. These reports are required by law and serve as a way for businesses to communicate important information to shareholders, investors, and the public.

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

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South Carolina Annual Report for LLP

You must file an Application to Renew a Certificate of Authority by a Limited Liability Partnership (Form F0016/F0139), also known as an annual report, to maintain good standing with the Secretary of State. The report is due on the anniversary of the day your Certificate of Authority to Transact Business in South Carolina was filed.

  1. Obtain Certificate of Existence

    South Carolina requires a Certificate of Existence (also known as a Certificate of Good Standing) issued from your home state within 30 days.

  2. Download and Fill Out Form

    Download and fill out the Application to Renew a Certificate of Authority by a Limited Liability Partnership (Form F0016/F0139).

  3. Submit Application

    Mail the completed Application to Renew a Certificate of Authority by a Limited Liability Partnership, Certificate of Existence, and filing fee to the South Carolina 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 South Carolina.

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 South Carolina.

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