What is a Minnesota corporation?

Minnesota corporations are separate legal entities established by the shareholders. The shareholders elect to have an incorporator make the action to incorporate a Minnesota corporation to create a separate entity from them personally.

How much do Minnesota corporations cost?

A Minnesota corporation will cost $160 to file the articles of incorporation.

How to form Minnesota corporations:

It will take about 5-7 business days to process your MN corporation Articles of Incorporation if you use a paper form. Online filings are processed in 24 business hours but cost an additional $10.

If you need a federal tax ID number, that can be obtained online immediately with the IRS.

You can learn more at How to Start a Minnesota Corporation.

How are Minnesota corporations regulated?

Minnesota corporations are governed by Minnesota Code – Chapter 302A Business Corporations.

Minnesota corporations require:

An incorporating Minnesota ending such as Inc, corporation, or incorporated; an amount of Minnesota corporation shares you would like to authorize; the name, address, and signature of the Minnesota incorporator(s); and the registered agent of the proposed Minnesota corporation. You need to list a contact name, phone number, and email address. (To learn more about registered agents, read our page: What is a Registered Agent?)

You can do this yourself and use our free Minnesota corporate tools we provide in your online account, or you can pay our $100 incorporating Minnesota service fee and we’ll do it for you. When you pay us to form your Minnesota corporation, your money actually goes back into the local community. Why? Because we actually run a corporation in Minnesota, just like you.

When we incorporate a Minnesota corporation, Our incorporating Minnesota service includes:

  • Drafting custom MN corporation articles of incorporation.
  • The incorporator initial resolutions.
  • Minnesota corporate bylaws.
  • The Minnesota corporation state filing fees.
  • MN Registered agent service.
  • Our fees are: $100 incorporating Minnesota service and $125 Minnesota corporate agent service.

Total incorporating Minnesota package for only $385 to form a Minnesota corporation, and that includes the state filing fees.

Minnesota Corporation Resources:

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Want to compare entities? See our Minnesota LLC page.