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Mar 16

March 16, 2017

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Requirements for Conversion Filings

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Requirements for Conversion Filings

Senate Bill 2327 signed by the governor March 8 and effective July 1 amends requirements for conversion and domestication including the time period to correct a filed document.
Mar 2

March 2, 2017

Mississippi – Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Due by April 15

Mississippi – Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Due by April 15

The Secretary of State posted a reminder to corporations and LLCs to file annual reports online by April 15.
Jun 10

June 10, 2016

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Charitable Registration Provisions

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Charitable Registration Provisions

Senate Bill 2447 signed by the governor April 4 and effective July 1 amends charitable registration provisions.
May 11

May 11, 2016

Mississippi – Compliance Mail Scam

Mississippi – Compliance Mail Scam

The Secretary of State sent email notifications regarding a Compliance Mail Scam in which newly formed entities receive postcards from “Business Compliance Division” regarding a “potential compliance violation” and instructions to call a toll free number. Callers are told that a certificate of good standing is required. The Secretary of State has advised business entities that the post card was not sent by the filing office and no action is required by the filing office.  An  example of the postcard…
Apr 26

April 26, 2016

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Articles of Incorporation Requirements

Mississippi – Legislation Amends Articles of Incorporation Requirements

Senate Bill 2483 signed by the governor April 18 and effective July 1 amends requirements for articles of incorporation to include an optional provision or reference to the corporation’s bylaws that require derivative proceedings to be brought in the county where the corporation’s principal office is located consistent with applicable law and jurisdictional requirements.
May 22

May 22, 2015

Mississippi – SB 2310, Effective July 1, Relates to Limited Partnerships

Mississippi – SB 2310, Effective July 1, Relates to Limited Partnerships

SB 2310 signed by the governor April 20 and effective July 1 enacted the Uniform Limited Partnership Act.
Apr 14

April 14, 2015

Mississippi – Annual Reports Due By April 15

Mississippi – Annual Reports Due By April 15

The Secretary of State posted a reminder to corporations and LLCs registered in Mississippi to file annual reports online prior to April 15.
Mar 23

March 23, 2015

Mississippi – SB2542 Updates LLC Fee Clause

Mississippi – SB2542 Updates LLC Fee Clause

Senate Bill 2542 signed by the governor and effective March 17 deleted the repeal clause on LLC fees.
Mar 4

March 4, 2015

Mississippi – Secretary of State Posts News Release Regarding Small Business Crowdfunding

Mississippi – Secretary of State Posts News Release Regarding Small Business Crowdfunding

The Secretary of State posted a news release regarding administrative rules for small business crowdfunding over the internet including a disclosure statement to be filed with the Secretary of State’s office.
Dec 30

December 30, 2014

Mississippi – Secretary of State Provides Updated Holiday Schedule

Mississippi – Secretary of State Provides Updated Holiday Schedule

The Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office provided an updated holiday schedule.  The office will be closed Friday, January 2 in addition to New Years Day, Thursday, January 1.