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INCORPORATE IN MICHIGAN
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Michigan. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Michigan, and will clear up to 3 potential names for you to select from. Once this is completed, we will prepare and file your articles of incorporation with the Michigan state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "company," "incorporated," "limited," or the abbreviation "corp.," "co.," or "ltd."

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviations "L.L.C." or "L.C.", with or without periods or other punctuation. The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to the corporate name of a domestic corporation or a foreign qualified corporation.

Director / Member Information:
  • Minimum Number of Directors: 1
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in Michigan.
Tax Information:

TAX SINGLE BUSINESS TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Treasury mails forms to the corporation at the address shown on last year's return.
DUE DATE April 30th/last day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Michigan Dept. of Treasury
P.O. Box 30059
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-8030
TAX RATE/FEES Rate of tax is 2.3% of the adjusted tax base of every corporation with business activity in Michigan, which is allocated and apportioned to the state. Estimated tax is due if expecting tax over $600 or adjustments (above) after allocation- apportionment to exceed $100,000. Report, pay in equal quarters: 4-30, 7-31, 10-31, and 1-31. If requirements met later, prorate payments over remaining periods.

TAX CORPORATION INFORMATION UPDATE (FORMERLY: ANNUAL REPORT) & SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Commerce sends forms as follows:
DOMESTIC Corp. Forms are sent to Registered Office address. FOREIGN Corp. Forms are sent to the corporation's principal business address.
DUE DATE May 15th
DEPARTMENT Department of Commerce
Corporation & Securities Bureau
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 30702
Lansing, MI 48909-8202
(517) 334-6300
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $15
If foreign corporation increases the authorized number of shares attributable to Michigan, an amended application for authority should be filed and additional franchise tax paid.

TAX LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ANNUAL STATEMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Commerce sends forms registered agent
DUE DATE By February 15th
DEPARTMENT Department of Commerce
Corporation & Securities Bureau
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 30057
Lansing, MI 48909-7557
(517) 241-6460
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $5 .
Professional LLCs - $50 filing fee.

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State Fees:
Corporation: $90.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$90.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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