IMPORTANT CONSUMER ALERT ABOUT CORPORATE RECORDS SERVICE SCAM
The Delaware Secretary of State's Office and the Delaware Division of Corporations recently learned of a deceptive solicitation that has been mailed to numerous Delaware corporations from a company named Corporate Records Service. These solicitations urge corporations to file information and send payment in the amount of $125.00 by a certain date in order to complete corporate meeting minutes on behalf of the corporation. More info here.
ANNUAL REPORT AND TAX INSTRUCTIONS
This application is available between 8:00 am and 11:45 pm Eastern Time daily. Web-based Tax filings are processed immediately. You may print an acknowledgment copy (this needs to be printed while in session). Once you have printed your acknowledgment copy, you may also choose to have a PDF copy sent via email.
Please note though Delaware incorporates entities outside the United States, the application does not recognize foreign characters. Using a foreign character when you submit your Annual Report may cause an error in the translation and you may not automatically receive a copy of your report or may result in incorrect information on your Annual Report. Please only utilize the English US characters on your keyboard.
PLEASE NOTE, WHEN SELECTING YOUR METHOD OF PAYMENT, CLICKING THE SUBMIT BUTTON MORE THAN ONCE OR HITTING THE BACK BUTTON IN YOUR BROWSER MAY RESULT IN DUPLICATE CHARGES.
Electronic Payment (ACH Debit)
This method must be used for all transactions over $5,000.00.
Bank Identification Number 2516000279
- Checking Account
- Savings Account
- American Express
- Master Card
Questions while filing my Annual Report online
If you are unsure of what is required in a field while filing your Annual Report online, click the blue question mark for clarification.
Corporate Annual Report and Franchise Tax Payments
All domestic corporations formed in Delaware are required to file an Annual Report and to pay a franchise tax. Annual Report and franchise tax due date is on or before March 1st. Notification of Annual Report and Franchise Tax due are sent to all Delaware Registered Agents in December of each year. Annual Reports are a mandatory electronic filing. Filing electronically insures compliance with the Delaware Code.
Fees for filing Annual Reports
Exempt domestic corporations filing fee $25.00.
Click Here for the definition of an exempt domestic corporation
All other domestic corporations is $50.00 plus tax.
The minimum tax is $75.00 with a maximum tax of $180,000.00.
Although Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and General Partnerships formed in the State of Delaware do not file an Annual Report, they are required to pay an annual tax of $250.00. Taxes for these entities are to be received no later than June 1st of each year.