Florida Division of Corporations | Annual Report Filing Instructions. Questions? Contact the Florida Division of Corporations at 850-245-6056. The annual report is used to update or confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporation’s records. The data displayed on the entity’s online annual report form is the most current data on file with the Division of Corporations. An annual report must be filed each year for your business entity to maintain an "active status" with the Department of State.