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Miller Canfield Incorporation Services provides incorporation and corporate maintenance services to foreign companies in the United States. The services are provided by a law firm, so they are based on practical, sound legal advice which is provided at low flat-fee pricing.

Our Incorporation Package includes drafting and filing the incorporation documentation in several key states, providing the required incorporation documentation and federal tax identification filings, and the other services described below.

We also offer our flat-fee Corporate Maintenance Package, pursuant to which we can serve as your company’s virtual office in the U.S., as well as provide the annual filings and resolutions necessary to maintain the company in good standing. This package also includes providing you with internet access to all your corporate records maintained by us.

Packages and Services Offered

Incorporation Package (Flat-Fee)

  • Confirming name availability
  • Preparing and filing articles and certificates with state authorities
  • Drafting basic organizing corporate resolutions
  • Stock certificates and ledgers
  • Preparing federal tax identification number applications
  • Assist in coordinating filing to Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
  • Bank account resolutions and assistance in establishing account

 Corporate Maintenance Package (Flat-Fee)

  • Corporate minute book maintenance (providing clients with on-line access)
  • Company secretary/resident agent services
  • Annual state corporate filings
  • Virtual office (to serve company’s US address until company establishes physical presence)
  • Assist in coordinating filing to Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Referral Services

  • Accounting/bookkeeping/payroll firms
  • Marketing agencies
  • Insurance agents
  • HR recruiting firms
  • IT firms

 Additional Services (additional charge)

  • General legal counsel
  • Corporate governance, shareholder or member agreements, tax structuring
  • Immigration visas and filings
  • Trademark filings, IP and license agreements
  • Distribution and sales agreements, commercial contracts
  • Lease review and negotiation
  • Employment advice, agreements and policy handbooks

Pricing

Incorporation Package: Flat-fee pricing from $550 to $750

  • Includes all items described in Incorporation Package
  • Flat-fee price depends on which state and type of entity (LLC or corporation).
  • Government filing fees and third-party registered agent fees charged separately
  • Additional documentation (e.g., shareholder agreements or multi-member operating agreement) charged separately
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) mandatory filing form will be provided, to be filled out by client on-line; further assistance in completing BEA form charged separately

 Corporate Maintenance Package: $250 annually

  • Includes all items described in Corporate Maintenance Package
  • Government filing fees and third-party registered agent fees charged separately
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) mandatory filing form will be provided, to be filled out by client on-line; further assistance in completing BEA form charged separately

 Referral Services, Additional Services:

  • Charged separately
  • Please contact us for further information

How to Proceed

If interested or if you want more information, client on the link and contact us.

Please note the following:

  • All clients are subject to acceptance by Miller Canfield, at its sole discretion
  • Clients will be required to engage Miller Canfield Corporate Services by accepting the firm’s terms of engagement prior to commencement of any services
  • Certain company activities in the U.S. may require additional permitting and licensing prior to and after incorporation, which are not included in the standard packages

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