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Mississippi LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

It is a good business decision to form a corporation in Mississippi because the state provides strong infrastructure and transportation. The economy of the state is also quite healthy with the GDP in quarter 1 of 2018 at $111,707 million. The contribution of various industries to the GDP of the state at the end of quarter 1 of 2018 was $114,330 million with the largest industry being real estate followed by ambulatory health care services.

How do you form a Mississippi business LLC or Corporation? There is a certain process that you will be required to follow for proper registration of your business in the state. We have provided a small guide to help you in getting an insight into the process.

If you feel overwhelmed by the process or require any information regarding company formation in Mississippi then we are there to help you! We are one of the top Mississippi registered agents and are familiar with all business processes pertaining to the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi LLC Registration and Formation

Mississippi LLC Registration & Formation

LLC company formation in Mississippi is governed by 2010 Mississippi Code, Chapter 29 – Mississippi Limited Liability Company Act. 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 Mississippi then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in Mississippi in the state pursuant to MS Code § 79-29-106 (2010). 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 Mississippi. We can assist you to form a Mississippi business LLC.

Step#2: LLC Name Reservation

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

  • Identify a name for your business entity
  • According to MS Code § 79-29-104 (2010), you need to choose a name that contains the phrase or words “limited liability company” or the abbreviations “L.L.C.”, or “LLC”.
  • The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any limited partnership, corporation, or limited liability company
  • Apply for reservation of name pursuant to the provisions of MS Code § 79-29-105 (2010)
  • Submit the form though mail or online with the office of the Mississippi Secretary of State along with the applicable fee. An LLC can reserve its name for a period of 180 days.

Step#3: Certificate of Formation and Application for Registration

If you are planning to form a Mississippi 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 “Certificate of Formation” governed by MS Code § 79-29-201 (2010).
  • If your business entity is a foreign LLC then you will be required to file “Application for Registration” for a Foreign Limited Liability Company pursuant to MS Code § 79-29-1003 (2013).
  • The application or documentation for registration of LLC can be filed with the office of the Mississippi Secretary of State, through mail or online.

We can file the form on your behalf being 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 Mississippi business, feel free to call us at 702-871-8678.

Mississippi Corporation Registration and Formation

Mississippi Corporation Registration & Formation

If you are planning to form a Corporation in Mississippi then 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 Mississippi then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state pursuant to MS Code § 79-4-5.01 (2013). This law is applicable for 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 Mississippi. We can assist you to form a Mississippi business as we are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Mississippi.

Step#2: Corporate Name Reservation

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

  • Identify a name for your business entity
  • According to MS Code § 79-4-4.01 (2013), a corporate name should contain the phrase or words “corporation”, “company”, “incorporated”, or the abbreviations “Corp.”, or “Inc.”
  • The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any limited liability company, limited partnership, or corporation
  • Apply for reservation of name pursuant to MS Code § 79-4-4.02 (2013).
  • Submit the form though mail or online with the office of the Mississippi Secretary of State along with the applicable fee. A Mississippi Corporation can reserve its name for a period of 180 days.

Step#3: Articles of Incorporation and Certificate of Authority

If you are planning to form a corporation in Mississippi, 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 MS Code § 79-4-2.02 (2013).
  • If your business entity is a foreign corporation then you will be required to file an “Certificate of Authority” to transact business in the state pursuant to MS Code § 79-4-15.03 (2013).
  • The application or documentation for registration of a corporation can be filed with the office of the Mississippi Secretary of State, through mail or online.

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

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

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