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How To Reinstate A Mississippi Corporation


Reinstate Or Revive A Mississippi Corporation:

Mississippi corporations can reinstate at any time following administrative dissolution. If you want to continue your Mississippi corporation, you have to apply for reinstatement using the MS Secretary of State’s online filing system. You would also have to include certification that the corporation has paid all taxes from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (formerly the Mississippi State Tax Commission). You will be prompted to get the tax clearance during your online filing, so just follow the instructions.

Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State
Business Services Division
700 North Street P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136
Phone: (601) 359-1333
Fax: (601) 359-1499

Do I need Mississippi Department of Revenue Tax Certification to Reinstate my Mississippi corporation?

Yes, you need to get tax clearance from the Mississippi Department of Revenue before you can reinstate your Mississippi corporation.

How do you get the Department of Revenue tax clearance certificate?

When you choose the reinstatement option in the online filing system, you will be prompted to follow a link to the Department of Revenue website to obtain the tax clearance. Make sure you have all of your Mississippi tax information. Once you complete the request, the Department of Revenue will email the clearance to you. You will need to save the tax clearance so that you can include it with your application for reinstatement.

How much will it cost to renew a Mississippi corporation?

The filing fee to reinstate a corporation or LLC is $50.

How long does it take the state to process the filing?

Mississippi SOS takes up to 24 hours to process your documents.

Mississippi SOS does not offer expedited processing.

Once your documents are filed, you can view them online by going to the SOS Business Services Formation and Search webpage and clicking the “Search Listings” link.

Then you can search for your business name, ID, officers or registered agent to see the corporations filed documents.

How long does your Mississippi corporation have to be inactive with the state before you wouldn’t have any fees, and would just have to start over with a new Mississippi corporation?

Corporations can pay the fees and apply for reinstatement at any time after the effective date of the administrative dissolution.

If you do not want to reinstate your Mississippi corporation, you don’t have to. You can avoid paying the reinstatement fees by simply creating a new Mississippi corporation.

There is no name protection for the administratively dissolved corporation so you may even be able to use the same name if it is still available when you file your new articles. The filing fee for new Mississippi articles of incorporation is $50.

Can you change your Mississippi registered agent at the same time on the Mississippi renewal?

No, there is no place on the reinstatement form to change your Mississippi registered agent. To change your corporations registered agent or office, file an amendment to your articles.

Can you change your principal address at the same time on the Mississippi renewal form?

No, you can’t change your principal address on the reinstatement form.

Can you change your officers and directors at the same time on the Mississippi renewal form?

No. You can’t change your officers and directors on the reinstatement form.

How many annual reports can you miss before you can’t renew your Mississippi corporation?

An administratively dissolved Mississippi corporation can apply for reinstatement at any time after the effective date of its dissolution.

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