Forming a Corporation in Mississippi
Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. So, in most cases no two states are the same. Due to that, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with Mississippi State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is Mississippi, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. From what comes from our part, we will research the availability of your company name. Also, our company can help you prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation with the Mississippi Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents. Also, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.
Mississippi Corporate Name Requirements
In order to be a successful corporation in Mississippi, your name cannot be confused with any existing names. You also cannot use any reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your Mississippi State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Mississippi requirements.
Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:
Restricted Designations: There are certain words and phrases that cannot be in corporate names. And therefore considered “restricted” in Mississippi and require special approval. They include:
- Trust Company
Prohibited Designations: Mississippi does not allow the use of the following words and phrases in corporation names.
Mississippi State Corp Filing Requirements
Required Documents: Mississippi requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.
Processing Time: On Average, it takes between 10 – 15 business days.
Reminder: Follow-up filings are not mandatory.
When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors.
All Mississippi Corporations must file annual registrations with the Mississippi Secretary of State on or before April 15.