A vast majority of states require your corporation to keep regular meeting minutes. Though these minutes do not need to be filed with the state and can instead be kept with your corporate records, they are important documents for protecting your limited liability status and keeping track of the votes and decisions made by your business.

In other words, meeting minutes keep you compliant.

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Below, you’ll find a chart of all fifty states -- as well as Washington D.C. -- and the corporate meeting requirements in each one.

 

State               Minutes Required?     
Alabama Yes
Alaska Yes
Arizona Yes
Arkansas Yes
California Yes
Colorado Yes
Connecticut Yes
Delaware No
District of Columbia (DC)   Yes
Florida Yes
Georgia Yes
Hawaii Yes
Idaho Yes
Illinois Yes
Indiana Yes
Iowa Yes
Kansas No
Kentucky Yes
Louisiana Yes
Maine Yes
Maryland Yes
Massachusetts Yes
Michigan Yes
Minnesota Yes
Mississippi Yes
Missouri Yes
Montana Yes
Nebraska Yes
Nevada No
New Hampshire Yes
New Jersey Yes
New Mexico Yes
New York Yes
North Carolina Yes
North Dakota No
Ohio Yes
Oklahoma No
Oregon Yes
Pennsylvania Yes
Rhode Island Yes
South Carolina Yes
South Dakota Yes
Tennessee Yes
Texas Yes
Utah Yes
Vermont Yes
Virgnia Yes
Washington Yes
West Virginia Yes
Wisconsin Yes
Wyoming Yes
 

 

You can also visit our article on Corporate Bylaw Requirements by State. Like with meeting minutes, most states require C-Corps and S-Corps to create bylaws in order to remain in good standing with their local government and business associations.

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