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New Hampshire

Department of State
David M. Scanlan
Secretary of State
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  • New Federal Reporting Requirement – Corporate Transparency Act
    On Jan. 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), as passed by the U.S. Congress, went into effect. This act creates a Federal reporting requirement regarding Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) for many corporations, LLCs, and other entities registered to do business in the United States. To see how this new requirement may apply to your business, please visit the link below or call the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)at (800)767-2825.
    Jan 01, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Current Processing Times
    As of 2/23/24, processing time for online filings is 5-7 business days. We are currently processing filings submitted online on 2/14/2024.
    Jan 01, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
  • Information Line:
    For assistance with QuickStart and your online business filing process, please call the Information Line at 603-271-3246.
    Dec 28, 2023 - Feb 29, 2024

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