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
|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.|
|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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