State of Wisconsin

Department of Financial Institutions

Wisconsin Stock For-Profit Corporation - Directions

Articles of Incorporation - Chapter 180

May NOT be used for statutory close corporations, service or service close corporations, nonstock corporations; or any foreign (not Wisconsin) entity.

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What You Need

  1. Name: The proposed name of the new corporation.
  2. Registered Agent: The name and email address of the registered agent and the registered office address.
  3. Number of shares of stock authorized: The number of shares of stock the corporation shall be authorized to issue. Some quantity of shares must be authorized.
  4. Incorporators: The name and complete address of each incorporator.
  5. Drafter: The name of the drafter of this document. The drafter is the person who is completing this document.
  6. Signature: The articles of incorporation must be signed by one or more incorporators.
  7. Contact: The name, address, email address, and phone number of the contact person for this filing. All communication regarding this filing will be via the e-mail address of the contact person.
  8. Payment: Payment can be made with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express).
  9. Fees: Online Wisconsin Stock For-Profit Corporation filing fee is $100.00. This fee is not refundable.

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Filling Out the Form

  • All required fields will be marked with *.
  • You must complete all steps of the form and pay for it online.

Optional Expedited Service - Next Day Processing

You may expedite the processing of your filing for an additional $25.00 expedited service fee. You may choose to expedite the filing at the end of the form. At the summary page, select the Expedite checkbox. The expedited service fee will be added to the filing fee. For example, $100.00 filing fee + $25.00 expedite fee = $125.00 total fee. Expedited service requests are acted upon by the close of business on the first business day following the date of receipt.

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