NOTICE: Under the new process for reviewing existing rules, we have posted our initial classifications of our UCC and Publications Rules on our website. Click here to review the rules, classifications and how to submit comments.
NOTICE ABOUT E-FILING ANNUAL REPORTS: Due to the April 15th annual report filing deadline, we are experiencing a high volume of electronic filings. High demand on credit and debit card processing may cause the system to 'time out' your transaction before it is completed. If you experience this issue, please stop and try again later. PLEASE NOTE that there is NO late fee if you file your annual report after April 15th.
Secretary of State Elaine Marshall releases the 2012-2013 Charitable Solicitation Licensing Annual Report
NC Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall: Highlights from the 2012-2013 CSL Annual Report
Mandatory Electronic Filing for registrations, registration amendments, reports and report amendments for lobbyists and lobbyist principals becomes effective October 1, 2013 as a result of recent legislatively enacted amendments to the NC Lobbying Laws.
2014 Web CRD & IARD Renewal Procedures
You may receive an unsolicited document in the mail asking you to pay $125.00 to a company to prepare your corporation's “Annual Corporate Records.” This is a scam. It is not an official government document. It is not approved by our office. NC law does not require you to pay someone else to prepare your Annual Corporate Records. Click here to see a copy of the bogus soliciation.
Online Document Submission
The NC Secretary of State mobile site is designed for web enabled devices including iPhone, Android and Blackberry. Check out the mobile web site at m.sosnc.com from your mobile device!
Investors in Profitable Sunrise are Targets Again
There is a solicitation involving the preparation of annual report minutes being mailed to North Carolina companies. North Carolina Law does not require you to file corporate minutes with the NC Secretary of State's Office. Click here if you think you have received this type of solicitation.
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State Securities Division issues a Temporary Cease and Desist Order against Profitable Sunrise.