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Chapter 626
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F.S. 626.89
626.89 Annual financial statement and filing fee; notice of change of ownership.
(1) Each authorized administrator shall annually file with the office a full and true statement of its financial condition, transactions, and affairs within 3 months after the end of the administrator’s fiscal year or within such extension of time as the office for good cause may have granted. The statement must be for the preceding fiscal year and must be in such form and contain such matters as the commission prescribes and must be verified by at least two officers of the administrator.
(2) Each authorized administrator shall also file an audited financial statement performed by an independent certified public accountant. The audited financial statement shall be filed with the office within 5 months after the end of the administrator’s fiscal year and be for the preceding fiscal year. An audited financial statement prepared on a consolidated basis must include a columnar consolidating or combining worksheet that must be filed with the statement and must comply with the following:
(a) Amounts shown on the consolidated audited financial statement must be shown on the worksheet;
(b) Amounts for each entity must be stated separately; and
(c) Explanations of consolidating and eliminating entries must be included.
(3) At the time of filing its annual statement, the administrator shall pay a filing fee in the amount specified in s. 624.501 for the filing of an annual statement by an insurer.
(4) In addition, the administrator shall immediately notify the office of any material change in its ownership.
(5) The commission may by rule require all or part of the statements or filings required under this section to be submitted by electronic means in a computer-readable form compatible with the electronic data format specified by the commission.
History.s. 4, ch. 83-203; s. 3, ch. 84-94; ss. 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 1000, ch. 2003-261; s. 4, ch. 2005-182; s. 1, ch. 2007-148; s. 3, ch. 2009-116; s. 6, ch. 2014-103.