Late filing fees for businesses waived for coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

HELENA – The Montana Secretary of State's office waived late filing fees for businesses as part of the state's coronavirus response.

Deputy Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced the change April 7, waiving the late fees until July 15. Businesses can file their 2020 annual reports online at

“We will continue our mission to help commerce thrive and promote democracy by serving our business community without any major interruptions or penalties for late filing of business annual reports," Jacobsen said. “Our online services are easy to use and available 24/7.”

Secretary of State officials are available for questions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday at 406-444-2034.