Are you looking to incorporate in Michigan? Are you trying to learn about Michigan incorporation or corporation laws? The following summary can get you started on your path to incorporation.
|Secretary of State Contact Information||Bureau of Commercial Services
P.O. Box 30702
Lansing, MI 48909-8202
(517) 334-8048 (Mich. fax filing service)
|Secretary of State Address||www.michigan.gov/cis/|
|Corporation Filing Fees||The fee for filing Articles of Incorporation is $60, up to 20,000 authorized shares of stock.|
|Corporation Name Reservation Information and Fees||Michigan incorporators may reserve a corporate name by filing an Application for Reservation of Name on Form C&S-540 with the Corporations Division accompanied by a $10 fee.|
|Periodic Corporation Reporting Requirements||Michigan corporations must file a recently simplified annual report form. The annual report form is not available online. The Michigan Bureau of Commercial Services mails the form to corporations each year. The form carries a $15 charge.|
|Corporation Tax Forms||www.michigan.gov/treasury|
|Corporate Tax Summary||Corporations engaged in a business activity in Michigan whose adjusted gross receipts are $250,000 or more in a tax year are required to file a Single Business Tax (SBT) return.|
|“S” Corporation Information||Michigan recognizes the federal S corporation provision. The subchapter S election is automatic and no state specific forms need be filed to make the subchapter S election. However, S corporations remain subject to the SBT.|
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