The annual filing for state and local contractors required under New Jersey Chapter 271 (Form BE) is due March 30, 2023. As we have described in previous mailings, this report must be filed if a business entity received $50,000 or more in the aggregate during the 2022 calendar year through agreements or contracts with New Jersey state and local government entities.
If such a business entity has reportable contributions made by covered donors in 2022, these contributions, as well as details regarding the agreements, must be reported.
If the business entity does not have reportable contributions, a statement still must be filed, but nothing regarding the agreements must be disclosed (unlike Maryland filings). Therefore, such a business entity does not need to internally identify all agreements, but instead can simply file a no-reportable-contributions report once it identifies one or more agreements through which, in the aggregate, it received $50,000 or more in 2022.
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