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?     
AlabamaYes
Alaska Yes
ArizonaYes
ArkansasYes
CaliforniaYes
ColoradoYes
ConnecticutYes
DelawareNo
District of Columbia (DC)  Yes
FloridaYes
GeorgiaYes
Hawaii Yes
IdahoYes
IllinoisYes
IndianaYes
IowaYes
KansasNo
KentuckyYes
LouisianaYes
MaineYes
MarylandYes
Massachusetts Yes
MichiganYes
MinnesotaYes
MississippiYes
MissouriYes
MontanaYes
NebraskaYes
NevadaNo
New HampshireYes
New JerseyYes
New Mexico Yes
New YorkYes
North CarolinaYes
North DakotaNo
OhioYes
OklahomaNo
OregonYes
PennsylvaniaYes
Rhode IslandYes
South CarolinaYes
South Dakota Yes
TennesseeYes
TexasYes
UtahYes
VermontYes
VirgniaYes
WashingtonYes
West VirginiaYes
WisconsinYes
WyomingYes
 

 

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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