Are you looking to incorporate in Minnesota?  Are you trying to learn about Minnesota incorporation or corporation laws?  The following summary can get you started on your path to incorporation.

Secretary of State Contact Information Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
St. Paul , MN 55155-1299
(651) 296-2803
(877) 551-6767
Secretary of State Address www.sos.state.mn.us
Corporation Filing Fees The fee for filing Articles of Incorporation is $135. Foreign corporations must file a certificate of authority and pay a fee of $200.
Corporation Name Reservation Information and Fees Minnesota incorporators may reserve a corporate name by filing a Request for Reservation of Name with the Minnesota Secretary of State and paying a $35 filing fee. The name reservation remains effective for one year.
Incorporation Forms www.sos.state.mn.us/business/forms.html
Periodic Corporation Reporting Requirements Minnesota corporations must file a Domestic Corporation Annual Registration by December 31 of each year. There is no filing fee. Foreign corporations must file a Foreign Corporation Annual Registration by December 31 of each year. The filing fee is $115. The Secretary of State now offers online filing through its website.
Corporation Tax Forms www.taxes.state.mn.us/taxes/
Corporate Tax Summary Minnesota corporations are subject to an annual corporate Franchise Tax , and must file a Corporation Franchise Tax Return (Form M4).
“S” Corporation Information Minnesota 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.

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