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INCORPORATE IN MINNESOTA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Minnesota. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Minnesota, 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 Minnesota state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "limited" or an abbreviation of any of these words or "company" or "Co." if not immediately preceded by "and" or "&"

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviations "L.L.C.", or "LLC". 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 Minnesota.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION FRANCHISE TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to the address specified by the corporation.
DUE DATE March 15th/15th day of 3rd month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Minnesota Corporation Tax
Mail Station 1250
St. Paul, MN 55146-1250
(612) 297-7000
TAX RATE/FEES Rate is 9.8%. In addition, there is an alternative minimum tax of 5.8%.- net income not directly apportionable to within or without the state may be allocated on the basis of the ratios of (1) tangible property, (2) payroll and (3) sales within Minnesota to the totals everywhere - graduated minimum fee is imposed where the sum of Minnesota property, payroll, and sales is $500,000 or more - minimum of $100, if the sum is $500,000 to $1,000,000 to maximum of $5,000 if the sum is $20,000,000 or more. Estimated tax is due if tax exceeds $500 before 1st day of last month of tax yr. Report, pay in equal quarters (15th of 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th months). If requirements met later, file by 15th of 6th, 9th, 12th months and prorate payments.

TAX FOREIGN ANNUAL REGISTRATION & PAYMENT OF LICENSE FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY In January, the Secretary of State mails preprinted forms to the Registered Agent.
DUE DATE May 15th
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
180 State Office Bldg.
100 Constitution Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155-1299
(612) 296-2803
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $20
Annual License fee rate is $20.00 per $100,000.00 or fraction thereof, of the Minnesota taxable net income, with a minimum license fee of $40.00.

TAX ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORM FOR A DOMESTIC MINNESOTA BUSINESS CORPORATION
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State to the address specified by the corporation.
DUE DATE December 31st
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
180 State Office Bldg.
100 Constitution Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155-1299
(612) 296-2803
TAX RATE/FEES No Fee- $35 penalty is charged if report is late.

TAX LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY REGISTRATION STATEMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State to the address specified by the corporation.
DUE DATE Two yrs. after anniversary date of LLC formation or initial registration or date of last registration.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
180 State Office Bldg.
100 Constitution Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155-1299
(612) 296-2803
TAX RATE/FEES No Fee

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State Fees:
Corporation: $185.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$185.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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