Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 181.0122

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Town: may be construed to include cities, villages, wards or districts. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Village: means incorporated village. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)    Filing fee schedule. Except as provided under sub. (5), the department shall collect the following fees when the documents described in this subsection are delivered to the department for filing or, under pars. (e) and (f), when the telephone applications are made:
      (a)    Articles of incorporation, $35.
      (b)    Application for use of an indistinguishable name, $10.
      (c)    Written application for a reserved name, $10.
      (d)    Written application for renewal of a reserved name, $10.
      (e)    Telephone application for a reserved name, $20.
      (f)    Telephone application for renewal of a reserved name, $20.
      (g)    Application for a registered name, $25.
      (h)    Application for renewal of a registered name, $25.
      (i)    Notice of transfer of a reserved name or of a registered name, $10.
      (j)    Subject to sub. (3) (e), domestic corporation‘s or foreign corporation’s statement of change of a registered office, $10.
      (k)    Agent’s statement of change of a registered office, $10 for each affected domestic corporation or foreign corporation, except that if simultaneous filings are made the fee is reduced to $1 for each affected domestic corporation or foreign corporation in excess of 200.
      (L)    Agent’s statement of resignation, $10.
      (m)    Amendment of articles of incorporation, $25.
      (n)    Restatement of articles of incorporation, with or without amendments, $25.
      (o)    Articles of merger, $150.
      (om)    Articles of domestication, $35.
      (p)    Articles of dissolution, $10.
      (q)    Articles of revocation of dissolution, $10.
      (r)    Application for reinstatement following an administrative dissolution, $35.
      (s)    Certificate of reinstatement, $10.
      (t)    Certificate of judicial dissolution, $10.
      (u)    Application for a certificate of authority, $45.
      (v)    Application for an amended certificate of authority, $30.
      (w)    Application for a certificate of withdrawal, $30.
      (x)    Annual report of a domestic corporation, $10.
      (y)    Annual report of a foreign corporation, $15.
      (yr)    A certificate of conversion, $150.
      (z)    Articles of correction, $10.
      (zm)    Request for certificate or statement of status, the fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (b).
   (2)   Process fee. 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 who is causing service of process may recover this fee as costs if the party prevails in the proceeding.
   (3)   Prohibited fees. The department may not collect a fee for any of the following:
      (a)    Filing a certificate of administrative dissolution or a certificate of revocation of authority to transact business.
      (b)    Providing a confirmation of status by telephone.
      (c)    Filing a director or principal officer statement under s. 181.0860 (1).
      (d)    Filing a director or principal officer resignation statement under s. 181.0860 (2).
      (e)    Filing a domestic corporation’s or a foreign corporation’s statement of change of registered office if the only change is a change to the address and if all of the following apply:
         1.    The new address is the result of a change in the way a county, city, village or town or the U.S. postal service describes the physical location of the registered office.
         2.    A copy of the notice indicating the new address is submitted with the statement.
         3.    The physical location of the registered office has not changed.
   (4)   Expedited service fee. 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. 181.0128 (2) or a statement of status under s. 181.0128 (4).
   (5)   The department, by rule, may specify a larger fee for filing documents described in sub. (1) in paper format.