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Learn when and how to file a report in Massachusetts.

Annual and biennial reports are entity information updates typically filed with the Secretary of
State. Depending on the state and entity type, report due dates and fees vary. See the table below
for information on filing a report in Massachusetts.

For Corporations:

Local name:Annual Report
Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
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Form:

Find your company record to print your form.

Filing method:

Mail, in-person, fax, or  online .

State fee:

$109 online or fax; $125 by mail.

Due:

Annually within 2.5 months after the close of the organization’s fiscal year.

Law:

MA. General Laws Chapter 156D § 16.22; 950 CMR 113.57.

Penalties:

$25 late fee.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Limited Liability Companies:

Local name:Annual Report
Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Find your company record to print your form.

Filing method:

Mail, in-person, fax, or  online .

State fee:

$520 online or fax; $500 by mail.

Due:

The annual report is due by your formation or foreign qualification anniversary date. So if you formed on February 14th, then your annual report is due by February 14th.

Law:

MA. General Laws Chapter 156C § 12. and MA. General Laws Chapter 156C § 48.

  

Penalties:

None.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Limited Liability Partnerships:

Local name:Annual Report
Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
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State fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by the last day of February.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c108A § 45

Notes:

There are no pre-printed forms available, instead follow the relevant statutory guidelines.

For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Limited Partnership Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online .

State fee:

$500 ($450 if filed electronically.)

Due:

The annual report is due by your formation or foreign qualification anniversary date. So if you formed on February 14th, then your annual report is due by February 14th.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c109 § 63

For Foreign Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Limited Partnership Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail or online .

State fee:

$500 ($450 if filed electronically.)

Due:

The annual report is due by your formation or foreign qualification anniversary date. So if you formed on February 14th, then your annual report is due by February 14th.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c109 § 63

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Local name:Annual Report
Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail, in-person, or online .

State fee:

$15 for mail, $18.50 for online.

Due:

Annually by November 1.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c180 § 26A (1933); 950 CMR § 106.13

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Local name:Annual Report
Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Annual Report

Filing method:

Mail, in-person, or online . 

State fee:

$109 for online and $125 by mail.

Due:

Annually by two and a half months after the end of the organization’s fiscal year.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c156D, § 16.22 (2004); 950 CMR 113.57.

Penalties:

$25 late fee.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Physical address:
McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place 17th floor
Boston, MA 2108

Phone: 1-800-392-6090 (within Massachusetts) or 617-727-7030
Fax: 617-742-4528

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: [email protected]
“>

Form:

Annual Report for Professional and Foreign Professional Corporations

Filing method:

Mail or online .

State fee:

$109 online or fax; $125 by mail.

Due:

Annually within 2.5 months after the close of the organization’s fiscal year.

Law:

M.G.L.A. c156A § 18

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