Warner issues final notice to business owners to file annual report before July 1 deadline | Business

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner issued a final notice to business owners to file their annual report before the statutory deadline of July 1.

For a business to avoid the $50 late filing fee, the report must be postmarked or submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on July 1, 2021, according to a press release from Warner’s office.

Penney Barker, director of the Business & Licensing Division, says all 135,262 for-profit and non-profit entities conducting business in West Virginia are required to file an annual report with the Secretary of State’s Office.

The cost to file the annual report is $25, and the deadline to file is by the end of the day on July 1 of each year.

For-profit organizations filing after the deadline are assessed a $50 late fee in addition to their $25 filing fee. In addition to their filing fee, non-profit organizations that submit their annual report after the deadline are charged…

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