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Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

One or more persons may form a Minnesota business corporation for any lawful purpose. Unless the articles of incorporation state otherwise, the corporation has general business purposes and the corporation has unlimited power to engage in any lawful act.

Filings for banks, savings banks, trust companies, building, loan and savings associations and insurance companies should contact the Minnesota Department of Commerce, 85 E. 7th Place, # 500, Saint Paul MN 55101.

An annual renewal is required once each calendar year.  There is no charge for filing the renewal unless the corporation is administratively dissolved, in which case there is a reinstatement fee.

For more information, see Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 302A

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Last updated: 11/20/2012 1:27:48 PM