Will a residential mortgage lender be required to file an annual report?
A residential mortgage lender is required to file an annual report with the Division of Banking. The report must be filed for the period of January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.
Are any questions on the annual report new to licensees who previously filed annual reports?
Questions are similar to those in previous annual reports. For residential mortgage lenders, it is important to pay particular attention to
- Net worth requirement
- The dollar volume of all loans closed - whether closed by licensee or brokered
- Surety Bond requirement
Information must be collected from 1/1/12 through 12/31/12 for New Jersey business and maintained to complete the annual report.
Is there a filing deadline for the annual report?
All annual reports must be filed no later than May 1, 2013 for the January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 reporting period. Annual reports are expected to be filed electronically over the Internet through the State's secure web site.
What is the penalty for filing the annual report late?
If the filing of the annual report is late, you may be subject to a late penalty of $50 for each day the annual report filing is late up to 20% of the amount billed, and are immediately subject to suspension or loss of license. The Division of Banking MUST have report information on ALL licensees in order to properly assess and bill all licensees.