Bulletin: MO2009001

Date:
March 27, 2009
To:
All Missouri Issuing Offices
RE:
Missouri Affiliated Business Reports

Dear Associates:

This is a reminder that RSMo 381.029 and Rule 20 CSR 500-7.070 require annual filings of Forms T-5A and T-5B by March 31st of each year. The Statute and Rule may be viewed at http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C300-399/3810000029.HTM and http://sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c500-7.pdf.

The Rule requires title agencies report the agency's owners, ownership interests in other businesses and material transaction between the parties, as defined in the Rule.

The Forms are found at http://www.insurance.mo.gov/laws/documents/FormT-5B2008-08-05.pdf and http://www.insurance.mo.gov/laws/documents/FormT-5A2008-08-05.pdf

The filing should be submitted to the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration.  The contact information as shown on the Department's website  (http://www.insurance.mo.gov/index.htm) is the following:
 

Phone

573-751-4126

Street Address

301 West High Street, Room 530
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Mailing Address

PO Box 690
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0690

Correspondence with fees

PO Box 4001
Jefferson City, 65102-4001



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References

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