Annual Report Template

Foreign For Profit Corporation

PandaTip:  The term “foreign corporation” means that the company was created in one state, but is doing business in another state.  For a foreign corporation to be permitted to do business in the state, it must first file a request for authorization with the Secretary of State’s office, and when approved, then will have periodic (often annual) reporting requirements just like any other corporation doing business in the state.  This form covers the information most frequently needed, but you should confirm with the Secretary of State’s website for your state.

Corporation Name:                                               File Number:

[CORPORATION NAME]                                   [FILE NUMBER]

PandaTip:  Some states assign an entity or corporation number when a corporation is created; this number should appear on any filings with the Secretary of State’s office.

The Corporation was incorporated under the laws of the State of [INCORP STATE] in [INCORP YEAR] and has registered to do business within this State.

Tax ID number:

[EIN NUMBER]

PandaTip:  EIN stands for the employer identification number that each corporation should have.

Principal Place of Business (Physical Address) in the State of Incorporation:

[PRINCIPAL BUSINESS STREET ADDRESS 1]

[PRINCIPAL BUSINESS STREET ADDRESS 2]

[PRINCIPAL BUSINESS CITY], [PRINCIPAL STATE] [PRINCIPAL ZIP]

PandaTip:  There may be legal implications that attach to the location of your principal place of business, such as where a lawsuit may be brought, so be sure to provide the proper address.

Registered Office Address within this State:

[REGISTERED OFFICE ADDRESS 1]

[REGISTERED OFFICE ADDRESS 2]

[REGISTERED OFFICE CITY], [REGISTERED OFFICE STATE] [REGISTERED OFFICE ZIP]

PandaTip:  Most states require disclose of a physical office address within the state.

Name and address of Registered Agent:

[REGISTERED AGENT]

[RA STREET ADDRESS 1]

[RA STREET ADDRESS 2]

[RA CITY], [RA STATE] [RA ZIP]

PandaTip:  The Registered Agent for a corporation is an individual located within the state that is authorized to accept service of process, such as a summons and complaint if a lawsuit is filed against you or other time-sensitive official matters.  Select with care.  Make sure this person knows their responsibilities and isn’t going to be moving around or be otherwise hard to find.

Officers:

President/CEO:

[PRESIDENT]

[PRESIDENT ADDRESS 1]

[PRESIDENT ADDRESS 2]

[PRESIDENT CITY], [PRESIDENT STATE] [PRESIDENT ZIP]

Secretary:

[SECRETARY]

[SECRETARY ADDRESS 1]

[SECRETARY ADDRESS 2]

[SECRETARY CITY], [SECRETARY STATE] [SECRETARY ZIP]

Treasurer/CFO:

[TREASURER]

[TREASURER ADDRESS 1]

[TREASURER ADDRESS 2]

[TREASURER CITY], [TREASURER STATE] [TREASURER ZIP]

Directors:

[DIRECTOR 1]

[DIRECTOR 1 ADDRESS 1]

[DIRECTOR 1 ADDRESS 2]

[DIRECTOR 1 CITY], [DIRECTOR 1 STATE] [DIRECTOR 1 ZIP]

[DIRECTOR 2]

[DIRECTOR 2 ADDRESS 1]

[DIRECTOR 2 ADDRESS 2]

[DIRECTOR 2 CITY], [DIRECTOR 2 STATE] [DIRECTOR 2 ZIP]

[DIRECTOR 3]

[DIRECTOR 3 ADDRESS 1]

[DIRECTOR 3 ADDRESS 2]

[DIRECTOR 3 CITY], [DIRECTOR 3 STATE] [DIRECTOR 3 ZIP]

 

PandaTip:  Most jurisdictions require identification of at least a President, Secretary, and Treasurer; this form also adds spaces for up to three directors.  Confirm with your Secretary of State’s office what you need to disclose in your annual report.  Keep in mind that in some states this information will also be publicly accessible.

I hereby certify under penalty of perjury of the laws of this state that the information listed above is true and correct to the best of my knowledge, and that I am an officer or director of this corporation with authority to sign and submit this report.

PandaTip:  There are penalties that may attach to failure to provide accurate information, so just make sure it is correct before signing and submitting it.

[SIGN DATE]                                     ______________________________

                                                           [PERSON SUBMITTING REPORT]

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