C.F.S. Solicitation for Services2021 – Annual Report Instruction Form
C.F.S has mailed out a solicitation to prepare and file 2021 annual reports to business entities in North Carolina. This company is charging $292.00 to limited liability companies (LLCs) to assist in the filing of company annual reports.
The solicitation indicates that C.F.S. is not a government agency and is not affiliated with the North Carolina Secretary of State or any other government agency and is a Michigan company soliciting orders in North Carolina. Please click here to see a copy of the scheme mailing.
The solicitation also indicates that failure to return the form or remit payment will have no effect on your ability to continue conducting business within North Carolina and that the annual report can be filed directly with the Secretary of State’s Office.
NC Department of the Secretary of State Annual Report Filing Fees
|Type of Entity||When the Report is Due||Fee|
|Business Corporations and Banks||
The business Corporation annual report is due to the Secretary of State’s Office the 15th day of the fourth month following the entity’s fiscal year end.
Start with the day your fiscal year ends. Then add 4 months. Your report is due on the 15th day of the 4th month.
|Limited Liability Company (LLC or L3C )||Your report is due on April 15th of each year after the year of creation.||
|Partnerships (LLP and LLLP)||Start with the day your fiscal year ends. Then add 4 months. Your report is due on the 15th day of the 4th month.||
Already mailed the Form and Payment to C.F.S.?
Submitting the form with payment to C.F.S. does not satisfy the requirement to file a timely annual report with the NC Department of the Secretary of State. C.F.S. may or may not file the annual report form on your company’s behalf. Only time will tell. If C.F.S. does not file the annual report for the company, you are still responsible for the timely filing of your company’s required annual reports.
The Consumer Protection Section of the NC Attorney General’s Office Toll Free in NC: 1-877-566-7226
Outside NC: 919-716-6000
The NC Department of the Secretary of State Toll Free in NC: 1-888-246-7636 ext 1
Outside NC: 919-817-5400 ext 1