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Did you know that as of January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act enacted by Congress requires many companies to report beneficial ownership information to the US Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)? Beneficial ownership information (BOI), as defined by FinCEN, is identifying information about the individuals who directly or indirectly own or control a company. Please review the BOI links on our website to see if you are required to report to FinCEN.

Video Tutorials

Video Tutorials

Charities

Accessing Your Online Account—This tutorial assists users with navigating the Secretary of State’s website to access or create their online account, reset a password, and reaching the organization’s dashboard.

Annual Financial Report Filing—This tutorial walks the user through the process of filing a charitable organization’s annual financial report.

Charity Financial Extension Request—This tutorial assists users with navigating the Secretary of State’s website to access their dashboard and file an extension request for the charitable organization’s financial report.

Charity Registration Renewal—This tutorial walks the user through the process of renewing a charitable organization’s registration. The tutorial can also be used by organizations registering for the first time once they have created their online account.