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Wisconsin LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

You can form a corporation in Wisconsin or any other business including Domestic and Foreign Limited Liability Companies, Non-profit Corporation, Sole proprietorship, and Partnership. One of the growing sectors in Wisconsin today is the Aerospace industry, which is home to 200 companies. In fact the industry in the state is ranked #1 for fabricated metal product manufacturing and appliance and component manufacturing. The Aerospace industry is ranked #2 for machinery manufacturing and plastic and rubber product manufacturing. The 7th largest in terms of Wisconsin exports, the industry crossed the $500 million mark in 2016. Today, the industry is becoming quite the favorite for start-ups.

How do you form a Wisconsin business? This is where we can provide the necessary assistance as we are one of the top registered agents in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin LLC Registration and Formation

Wisconsin LLC Registartion & Formation

LLC company formation in Wisconsin is governed by 2011 Wisconsin Code, Chapter 183, Limited liability companies. The procedure for registration and formation of LLC is as follows:

Step#1: Maintain a registered agent

If you are planning to form a Limited Liability Company in Wisconsin then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 183.0105. This law is applicable for domestic limited liability company as well as foreign limited liability company.

We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the top registered agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 businesses set up in Wisconsin. We can assist you to form a Wisconsin business LLC.

Step#2: LLC Name Reservation

One of the foremost steps towards company formation in Wisconsin is identifying a name for your business entity. The process is as follows:

  1. Identify a unique name for your business entity
  2. According to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 183.0103, the name should contain the phrase or words “limited liability company” or the abbreviations “L.L.C.”, or “LLC”.
  3. The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any corporation, or limited liability company
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  5. Apply for reservation of name pursuant to the provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Code § 183.0104 for a domestic LLC name. A foreign LLC will have to register their business name.
  6. Submit the form though mail or online with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporate and Consumer Services along with the applicable fee.
  7. An LLC can reserve its name for a period of 120 days.

Step#3: Articles of Organization and Certificate of Registration

If you are planning to form a Wisconsin business LLC then the most important step is to prepare and file the proper documents for a Limited Liability Company. The steps are:

  • If you want to register a domestic LLC then you will be required to file ” Articles of Organization” governed by 2011 Wisconsin Code § 183.0202.
  • If your business entity is a foreign LLC then you will be required to file an Application for “Certificate of Registration” pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 183.1004.
  • The Articles of Organization and application for Certificate of Registration of domestic and foreign LLC can be filed with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporate and Consumer Services, in person or online.

We can file the form on your behalf as your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of the LLC registration.

In case, you have any questions regarding how to form a Wisconsin business, feel free to call us on 702-871-8678.

Wisconsin Corporation Registration and Formation

Wisconsin Corporation Registration & Formation

If you are planning to form a Corporation in Wisconsin then the incorporation will be governed by 2011 Wisconsin Code, Chapter 180 – Business corporations. The procedure for registration and formation is as follows:

Step#1: Maintain a Registered Agent

If you are planning to form a business or professional corporation in Wisconsin then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.0501. This law is applicable to domestic as well as foreign corporations.

We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the top registered agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 businesses set up in Wisconsin. We can assist you to form a Wisconsin business as we are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Wisconsin.

Step#2: Corporate Name Reservation

In order to form a corporation in Wisconsin, one of the key steps is identifying a name for your business entity. What is the process? The process is as follows:

  1. Identify a name for your business entity
  2. According to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.0401, a corporate name should contain the phrase or words “corporation”, “company”, “incorporated”, or the abbreviations “Corp.”, or “Inc.”
  3. The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any limited liability company, limited partnership, or any other corporation
  4. Apply for reservation of name pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.0402.
  5. A foreign corporation would be required to register their name pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.0403.
  6. Submit the form though mail or online with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporate and Consumer Services along with the applicable fee. A business corporation can reserve its name for a period of 120 days.

Step#3: Articles of Incorporation and Certificate of Authority

If you are planning to form a corporation in Wisconsin, then the most important step is to prepare and file the proper documents for a business corporation. The steps are:

  • If you want to register a domestic corporation then you will be required to file “Articles of Incorporation” pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.0202.
  • If your business entity is a foreign corporation then you will be required to file an application for ” Certificate of Authority” to transact business in the state pursuant to 2011 Wisconsin Code § 180.1503.
  • The application or documentation for registration of a corporation can be filed with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporate and Consumer Services, in person or online.

We can file the form on your behalf as your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of the incorporation.

If you have any questions regarding Wisconsin incorporation or LLC formation, you can simply visit the Wisconsin Business formation page.

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