(a) A benefit corporation shall send its annual benefit report to each shareholder (1) not later than one hundred twenty days following the end of the fiscal year of the benefit corporation, or (2) at the same time that the benefit corporation delivers any other annual report to its shareholders, whichever is earlier.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 33-1364
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
(b) A benefit corporation shall post and maintain each annual benefit report on the public portion of its Internet web site, if any, except that the compensation paid to directors and any financial, confidential or proprietary information included in any benefit report may be omitted from the benefit report as posted.
(c) If a benefit corporation does not have an Internet web site, the benefit corporation shall provide a copy of such corporation’s most recent benefit report, without charge, to any person who requests a copy, but the compensation paid to directors and any financial, confidential or proprietary information included in any benefit report may be omitted from such copy.