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Wisconsin is a US state located in the north-central United States and is part of the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd most extensive and the 20th most populous of the 50 United States. Wisconsin’s capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee. Wisconsin’s major industries include manufacturing, agriculture, and health care.

Incorporating a corporation in Wisconsin

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Name of Wisconsin corporation must be distinguishable from name of any reserved or registered entity or fictitious names. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Wisconsin’s standards.

Permitted designations: Wisconsin’s corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.

Restricted designations: The use of the following words in corporation’s name will require approval by the state:

  • Bank
  • Coop
  • Cooperative
  • Insurance
  • Railroad
  • Trust

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Incorporation filed with the Department of Financial Institutions.

Turnaround time: About 7-12 business days. 2-3 days expedited filings are available for an additional fee.

Follow-up filings: Not required.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: At least one director is required.

Officer Qualifications: No special provisions.

Appearance in articles: Director names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.

Registered Agent:

Local registered agent is required in Wisconsin.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Annual reports with must be filed the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions during the calendar year quarter in which the anniversary date of the company’s incorporation falls. The state filing fee is $40.

Signatures: Only company officers are authorized to sign annual reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Permitted.

Forming an LLC in Wisconsin

If you want to form an limited liability company (LLC), Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required LLC paperwork, obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your LLC, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State formation requirements:

LLC Name Requirements

Name of Wisconsin Limited Liability Company tmust be distinguishable from name of any reserved or registered entity or fictitious names. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Wisconsin’s standards.

Permitted designations: Wisconsin LLC names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • L.L.C.
  • LLC
  • Limited Liability Co.
  • Limited Liability Company

Restricted words: The use of the following words in LLC names is required approval by the state:

  • Bank
  • Coop
  • Cooperative
  • Insurance
  • Railroad
  • Trust

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.
Required documents: Articles of Organization.

Turnaround time: About 7-12 business days. 2-3 days expedited filings are available for an additional fee.

Follow-up filing: Not required.

Managers/Members Information

Minimum number: At least one manager/member is required.

Registered Agent:

Local registered agent is required in Wisconsin.

Annual Reports

Time to file: LLCs are required to file annual report with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions during the calendar quarter in which the anniversary of the LLC’s incorporation falls. The state filing fee is $40.

Signatures: Only a manager or member may sign reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Permitted.

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