Annual Report

An annual report must be filed with the North Carolina Secretary of State each year by the 15th day of the third month following the close of the corporation’s fiscal year. This report must indicate:

  • The corporation’s name and its state or country of incorporation
  • The county, street address and mailing address, if different, of its registered office, the registered agent at that office, and any statement of change regarding the registered agent and/or registered office
  • The address and telephone number of its principal office
  • The names, titles and business addresses of its principal officers
  • A brief description of the nature of the business

The annual report may be submitted to the Secretary in paper or electronic form.

Other Reports

An annual financial statement must be mailed by the corporation to all shareholders within 120 days after the close of the fiscal year. These statements must include a year-end balance sheet, an income statement for that year, and a statement of cash flows for the year unless that information appears elsewhere in the financial statements.


A North Carolina corporation may voluntarily elect to wind up and dissolve. A corporation must file a Certificate or Articles of Dissolution when it wishes to dissolve. United Agent Services will prepare your Certificate/Articles of Dissolution and submit it to the appropriate state agency to assist you in dissolving your corporation.