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Mississippi Incorporation Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reserve a corporate name?

No, but it is recommended to reserve a name prior to filing to ensure that it remains available during the incorporation process.

How do I reserve a corporate name?

The reservation of your corporate name will be handled by IncParadise and is included in the price of our service.

Do I have to renew my name registration?

No. Only foreign corporations are required to register their names annually if conducting business in the state.

How do I incorporate in Mississippi?

When using our service, IncParadise will file, on your behalf, the required administrative forms and articles of incorporation with the appropriate state agency.

Is a registered agent required?

Yes. The registered agent must maintain a business office that is identical to the registered office, and must be either (1) an individual residing in Mississippi or (2) a corporation or limited liability company with authority to transact business in this state As part of our ongoing service, IncParadise does provide a registered agent service option that you can select during the online registration process.

How many Incorporators are required to form a corporation in Mississippi?

One or more are required.

How many Directors are required to start a corporation in Mississippi?

One or more as defined in the bylaws.

Are corporations in Mississippi required to file an Annual Report?

Yes. A report must be filed each year within 60 days of the anniversary of its incorporation or authorization to transact business, or by another date established by the Secretary of State.

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