Mississippi Merger Information

Mergers are business agreements designed to combine two or more entities into a single surviving entity. This process is complex and typically involves filing applications with several government agencies. See the information below for details on filing merger documents with the secretary of state.

Structure Domestic / Foreign Filing Info Fee

Corporation

Domestic Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$50

Limited Liability Company

Domestic Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$25

Nonprofit Corporation

Domestic Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$50

Limited Partnership

Domestic Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$25

Limited Partnership

Foreign Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$25

Limited Liability Partnership

Domestic Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$25

Limited Liability Partnership

Foreign Mississippi Secretary of State

Online

$25

Acquisition - When one company purchases ownership of another company.

Consolidation - Occurs when two or more companies merge and a new entity is formed as a result. (Some states now classify consolidations as mergers for filings purposes.)

Merger - When two or more companies combine and one of the companies becomes the surviving entity.

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