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Top 10 Reasons for Annual Report Rejection

OUR “TOP 10” LIST OF MOST FREQUENT REASONS FOR REJECTION:

Business Corporations:

  • 1. Your entity status is currently revoked. Please use our Corporate Database to verify your entity status prior to filing the annual report form.
  • 2. You’re filing your first annual report and you neglected to change the “officer” title from Incorporator to one of the standardized officer titles.
  • 3. The officer that executed the report is not listed on the annual report as an officer of the corporation. You must list all of the corporation’s officers and/or directors on the annual report form.

Non-profit Corporations:

  • 1. Your entity status is currently revoked. Please use our Corporate Database to verify your entity status prior to filing the annual report form.
  • 2. You’re filing your first annual report and you neglected to change the “officer” title from Incorporator to one of the standardized officer titles.
  • 3. The officer that executed the report is not listed on the annual report as an officer of the corporation. You must list all of the corporation’s officers and/or directors on the annual report form.
  • 4.You’re a domestic (Rhode Island) non-profit corporation and you did not list three directors as required by statute.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • 1. Your entity status is currently revoked. Please use our Corporate Database to verify your entity status prior to filing the annual report form.
  • 2. You elected to be managed by your members on your articles of organization/certificate of registration, but you have listed a manager on the annual report form. To change your internal structure, an amendment is required.
  • 3. You elected to be managed by one or more managers on your articles of organization/certificate of registration, but you did not list the name and/or address of your current manager(s). To change your internal structure, an amendment is required.