Do Not Be Misled About Annual Reports

Workplace Compliance Services (W.C.S.) has started sending 2021 Annual Reports to Oregon companies.  This renewal is not from the State of Oregon and is not required.  W.C.S. is a private, for-profit, out-of-state company. If you receive this notice, please discard.  Below is the information from the Secretary of State regarding these notices.

Secretary of State

Corporation Division

255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151

Salem, OR 97310

sos.oregon.gov/Business

Contact: Corporation.Division@oregon.gov | 503-986-2200

Public Service Notice

Don’t be misled into wasting your hard-earned money! Solicitation can easily be mistaken for official correspondence from the State of Oregon.

Your business is not currently due for renewal but will be in about 10 to 12 weeks.

The annual report fee for Oregon LLC is only $100.

Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division wants to inform you about a questionable solicitation entitled “2021 – Annual Report Instruction Form.” 

Sent by Workplace Compliance Services (W.C.S.) or C.P.S. – a private, for-profit, out-of-state company – the solicitation offers to file your Annual Report for an extra $85 “processing fee,” which is not required under Oregon law.

Official Annual Report notices or forms from the Secretary of State will always include the following:
1. The State of Oregon official state seal.
2. The Corporation Division address, 255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151, Salem, OR 97310.
3. The Corporation Division phone number, 503-986-2200.

Additionally, the outer envelope will specify the mailing is from the “Secretary of State – Corporation Division.”

If you’d like to know when your Annual Report is due to be filed with the Secretary of State, visit sos.oregon.gov/bizsearch. We send a reminder via postal mail approximately 50 days before an Annual Report is due. The easiest way to file an annual report or to renew a business is through our online services at sos.oregon.gov/renew.

NEW SERVICE: Sign up to receive your renewal notice by email. It is easy to opt in and will help distinguish the difference between our renewal notice and solicitations.

If you’re uncertain whether a solicitation is legitimate, call the Secretary of State Corporation Division at 503-986-2200 or check our Alert web page.

Regards,

Oregon Secretary of State
Corporation Division

 

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