In this subchapter:

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 180.1100

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
   (1)   “Business entity” means a domestic business entity and a foreign business entity.
   (2)   “Domestic business entity” means a corporation, a limited liability company, as defined in s. 183.0102 (10), a partnership, as defined in s. 178.0102 (11), a limited partnership, as defined in s. 179.01 (7), or a corporation, as defined in s. 181.0103 (5).
   (3)   “Foreign business entity” means a foreign limited liability company, as defined in s. 183.0102 (8), a foreign partnership, as defined in s. 178.0102 (6), a foreign limited partnership, as defined in s. 179.01 (4), a foreign corporation, as defined in s. 180.0103 (9), or a foreign corporation, as defined in s. 181.0103 (13).