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Secretary of State Ken Detzner Encourages Businesses to File Early

Tallahassee, Florida –

Secretary of State Ken Detzner released the following video to encourage business entities in Florida to file their annual reports early. Annual reports are filed on and filing is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To view the video, click here.

“Hello, I’m Secretary of State Ken Detzner. Florida is a great state to start a business, and stay in business. For entities looking to conduct business in Florida, filing an annual report is necessary to keep your records active with the Department of State. Filing season starts January 1st.  To avoid late fees, your annual report must be filed by May 1st. To file your annual report, go online to, and follow the step-by-step instructions provided. Online filing is easy, secure and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. File early, Florida. Thank you, and have a great day.”