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Various States: Annual/Biennial Report Due Dates

The states listed below have annual reports due in the coming months. Don’t miss a deadline or you may be subject to penalties and reinstatement fees. For assistance maintaining your annual report compliance, inquire about our managed annual report services…

California: New Forms; Changes to Existing Forms

The California Secretary of State recently created several new forms, as well as made  changes to some existing forms. The existing forms were reformatted with clearer language and more consistent styling, and filing tips/instructions were added in an effort to…

Washington: Issuing of Corporate Filing Dates

The Washington Secretary of State recently implemented a new filing system, and along with that redesign came a change to the procedures for issuing the “filing” date for corporate filings. Prior to the change, corporate documents were assigned the date…

Washington: Annual Report Filings

Beginning January 1, 2018, primary administration of business corporation and LLC annual reports was transferred from the Business Licensing Service (BLS) office to the Washington Secretary of State (WA SOS). While customers are still be able to submit electronic filings…

Illinois: Legislation Amends Business Entity Statutes

  Effective January 1, 2018, House Bill 2713, amends the Uniform Partnership Act, the Business Corporation Act of 1983, and the Limited Liability Company Act. The new legislation: Establishes fees for certain expedited services; Prohibits a limited liability company from…

Minnesota: Mandatory Application of Chapter 322C to All LLCs

Beginning January 1, 2018, all limited liability companies (LLCs) formed prior to August 1, 2015 must adhere to the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (also known as Chapter 322C), a law passed by the 2015 Legislature. Since August…

Illinois: LLC Filing Fees Reduced

Effective December 20, 2017, Senate Bill 867 significantly reduces filing fees for Illinois Limited Liability Companies (LLCs). In a press release issued today, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White remarked: “This is a business-friendly law that significantly reduces the cost…

Parasec Participates in The Shoebox Project for Shelters

This holiday season, Parasec participated in The Shoebox Project for Shelters, a charity that collects and distributes gifts packaged in shoeboxes to women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in communities across the US and Canada. Each shoebox is…