Failure to file the required Statement of Information with the Secretary of State as outlined in statute may result in penalties being assessed by the Franchise Tax Board and suspension or forfeiture.

In addition, any time there are information changes in between statutory filing periods, an updated statement should be filed.


After the initial statement is filed, the following schedule can be used to determine the filing period when subsequent statements are due:

Current processing times for paper forms and online filings may be found on Current Processing Dates webpage.

Statutory Required 6 Month Filing Window

Month of Incorporation,
Registration, Formation, or Conversion

(The incorporation, registration, formation or conversion date of an entity is listed under "Date Filed" on the Business Search webpage.)

Statement of Information Filing Period

First day of

Through last day of

January

August

January

February

September

February

March

October

March

April

November

April

May

December

May

June

January

June

July

February

July

August

March

August

September

April

September

October

May

October

November

June

November

December

July

December