2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.0122 Filing and service fees.

180.0122

180.0122 Filing and service fees.

180.0122(1)

(1) Except as provided under sub. (5), the department shall collect the following fees when the documents described in this subsection are delivered for filing or, under pars. (e) and (f), the telephone applications are made:

180.0122(1)(a)

(a) Articles of incorporation, $100.

180.0122(1)(b)

(b) Application for use of indistinguishable name, $10.

180.0122(1)(c)

(c) Written application for reserved name, $15.

180.0122(1)(d)

(d) Written application for renewal of reserved name, $15.

180.0122(1)(e)

(e) Telephone application for reserved name, $30.

180.0122(1)(f)

(f) Telephone application for renewal of reserved name, $30.

180.0122(1)(g)

(g) Notice of transfer of reserved name or of registered name, $10.

180.0122(1)(h)

(h) Application for registered name, $50.

180.0122(1)(i)

(i) Application for renewal of registered name, $50.

180.0122(1)(j)

(j) Subject to sub. (3) (c), domestic corporation's or foreign corporation's statement of change of registered office, $10.

180.0122(1)(k)

(k) Agent's statement of change of registered office, $10 for each affected domestic corporation or foreign corporation, except if simultaneous filings are made the fee is reduced to $1 for each affected domestic corporation or foreign corporation in excess of 200.

180.0122(1)(L)

(L) Agent's statement of resignation, $10.

180.0122(1)(Lg)

(Lg) A director or principal officer statement under s. 180.0860 (1), $3.

180.0122(1)(Lr)

(Lr) A director or principal officer resignation notice under s. 180.0860 (2), $3.

180.0122(1)(m)

(m) Amendment of articles of incorporation, $40.

180.0122(1)(n)

(n) Restatement of articles of incorporation with or without amendment of articles, $40.

180.0122(1)(o)

(o) Articles of merger, $150.

180.0122(1)(om)

(om) Articles of share exchange, $50 for each domestic corporation and each foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state that is a party to the share exchange.

180.0122(1)(p)

(p) Articles of dissolution, $20.

180.0122(1)(q)

(q) Articles of revocation of dissolution, $10.

180.0122(1)(r)

(r) Application for reinstatement following administrative dissolution, $90.

180.0122(1)(s)

(s) Certificate of reinstatement, $10.

180.0122(1)(t)

(t) Certificate of judicial dissolution, $10.

180.0122(1)(u)

(u) Application for certificate of authority, $100, and $3 for every $1,000 or fraction thereof of the foreign corporation's capital exceeding $60,000 employed or to be employed in this state, computed as provided in s. 180.1503, as shown by the application.

180.0122(1)(v)

(v) Application for amended certificate of authority, $40.

180.0122(1)(w)

(w) Application for certificate of withdrawal, $40, and in case that application shows that the foreign corporation employs in this state capital in excess of the amount of capital on which a fee has previously been paid, computed as provided in s. 180.1520 (2) (f), an additional fee which, with previous payments made on account of capital employed in this state, will amount to $3 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the excess.

180.0122(1)(x)

(x) Annual report of a domestic corporation, $25.

180.0122(1)(y)

(y) Annual report of a foreign corporation, $65, and in case the annual report shows that the foreign corporation employs in this state capital in excess of the amount of capital on which a fee has previously been paid, computed as provided in s. 180.1503, an additional fee which, with previous payments made on account of capital employed in this state, will amount to $3 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the excess.

180.0122(1)(ym)

(ym) Articles of correction, $40.

180.0122(1)(yr)

(yr) A certificate of conversion, $150.

180.0122(1)(z)

(z) Request for certificate or statement of status, the fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (b).

180.0122(2)

(2) The department shall collect the fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (c) each time process is served on the department under this chapter. The party to a civil, criminal, administrative or investigatory proceeding causing service of process may recover this fee as costs if the party prevails in the proceeding.

180.0122(3)

(3) The department may not collect a fee for any of the following:

180.0122(3)(a)

(a) Filing a certificate of administrative dissolution or a certificate of revocation of authority to transact business.

180.0122(3)(b)

(b) Providing a confirmation of status by telephone.

180.0122(3)(c)

(c) Filing a domestic corporation's or a foreign corporation's statement of change of registered office if the only change is to an address and all of the following apply:

180.0122(3)(c)1.

1. The new address is the result of a change in the way a county, city, village, town or the U.S. postal service describes the physical location of the registered office.

180.0122(3)(c)2.

2. A copy of the notice indicating the new address is submitted with the statement.

180.0122(3)(c)3.

3. The physical location of the registered office has not changed.

180.0122(4)

(4) In addition to the fees required under sub. (1), the department shall collect the expedited service fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (d) for processing in an expeditious manner a document required or permitted to be filed under this chapter and shall collect the fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (f) for preparing in an expeditious manner a certificate of status under s. 180.0128 (1) to (3) or a statement of status under s. 180.0128 (4).

180.0122(5)

(5) The department, by rule, may specify a larger fee for filing documents described in sub. (1) in paper format.

180.0122 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303; 1991 a. 16, 269; 1993 a. 214, 323, 331; 1995 a. 27, 271; 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 16, 44; 2005 a. 25.

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