Most annual reports are distributed online. Some people utilize in generating these reports through offline as well. For example, you can download PDF as printed format and forward the report to the company by filling the financial statements of the company. The annual report design will specify the company financial statements and what actually the activities of a company have done so far, any product innovations, etc. In short, the identity of a person is justified with his identity proof. Similarly, the identity of a company is justified with this annual report only.
There is a different format of annual reports will be produced to the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). This report will let them know about your company financial performance. In fact, this report is very important to let the public know about your company performance and growth, opportunities by notifying you are a successful entrepreneur to society.