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
Corporations Division
P.O. Box 30702
Lansing, MI 48909-8202
(517) 241-6470
(517) 334-8048 (Mich. fax filing service)
Secretary of State Address
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.
Incorporation Forms
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
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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