Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes Reminds Businesses to File Annual Reports by September 11

Press Release Date:  Thursday, July 16, 2015  
Contact Information:  Lynn Sowards Zellen
Director of Communications
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes
(502) 330-9839

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s chief business official, is notifying entities that did not file an annual report with her office by the June 30 deadline that failure to file the annual report and file the $15 filing fee by September 11, 2015, will result in administrative dissolution or revocation of authority to do business in Kentucky.


Pre-populated 2015 annual reports for those entities that still need to fulfill the requirement are available on the Secretary of State’s website. The online reports include information generated from the entities’ previous filings, eliminating the need to enter the same information every year.


Approximately 180,000 entities have filed annual reports this year, with approximately 73 percent filing online. Filing online saves both businesses and the state time and money, but entities may also file and pay in person or via U.S. mail.


The filing requirement applies to the more than 200,000 corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, business trusts and professional service corporations registered in the Commonwealth. All entities were sent reminders before the June 30 deadline, and those that failed to timely file have been sent a final 60-day notice.


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