Maintain the Good Standing of Your Expanding Organization
Our initial report service saves time for organizations who are forming or foreign qualifying. Our web-based ordering allows you to enter the required information just once conveniently. Fair, transparent pricing simplifies budgeting.
Don't waste time going back and forth with state offices. We've completed thousands of state filing projects correctly, and we are confident we can do the same for you.
How Initial Report Service Works
Complete the online form to order our initial report services. Once we have submitted your filings, we will track their progress and send you confirmation when they are approved.
- Provide basic information about your organization.
- We prepare and file your initial report.
- Receive your approved initial report filing
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
What is an initial report, and when is it due?
Initial reports are information updates due to the secretary of state after you form or register a nonprofit or business entity. Due dates vary by state but often fall within 90 days of registration.
What is the difference between an initial report and an annual report?
Annual reports are organization information updates due to the secretary of state each year. After filing an initial report, nonprofits and business entities must file subsequent annual reports to maintain good standing.
What are some consequences of failing to file an initial report on time?
Failure to file an initial report with a state in the required timeframe can result in government late fees and penalties, including losing good standing.
Which states require an initial report?
Currently, only a handful of states have initial report requirements, which makes them easy for organizations to overlook. The states requiring initial reports include Alaska, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Washington.
Comprehensive Support for Your Compliance Needs
Gain peace of mind and return to your mission-driven work. Leverage our comprehensive compliance services today.
|Raising funds in multiple states?
Rely on us to manage your charity registrations.
|Registering to operate in a new state?
Turn to us to manage your foreign qualification project.
|Tracking annual report deadlines?
Allow us to track, prepare, and file your annual reports.
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