Sponsoring Organization Registration
corporation is required to register (Form GAB-11) with the appropriate filing
officer, as defined in s.11.02, Stats., when it pays for the expenses for
establishing, administering, or soliciting contributions for a separate
segregated fund, often referred to as a political action committee (PAC).
s.11.38 (1)(a)2., Stats. A corporation is not required to register if the PAC
promptly reimburses the corporation for all expenses paid by its corporate
sponsor or if the PAC pays all its own expenses directly.
corporation provides the name and address of the corporation, and the name,
complete address, and telephone number of a representative. Campaign finance
correspondence is mailed to the representative’s name and address.
The corporation designates whether it is a Wisconsin or a nonresident corporation. A
nonresident corporation does not maintain an office or street address in Wisconsin. The
corporation also provides the name, address, and registration date of its
separate segregated fund (PAC).
corporations are required to file the name, mailing and street address of a
designated agent within the state with the office of the Wisconsin Secretary of
West Mifflin Street, 9th Floor, P.O. Box 7848, Madison,
To register follow these three
Step 1 contains the form GAB-11
in electronic format. This is the Corporation Registration Statement and is
where all necessary corporate information will be entered.
Step 2 is a confirmation screen.
It allows you to see the completed GAB-11 form as it will be printed and to
check it for errors.
Step 3 allows you to complete the
corporation registration process by printing, signing, and mailing the forms
that have been generated.
Please Remember to
sign and mail the registration forms to the GAB. We cannot activate your
registration without this paperwork and as a result, you could be subject to
P.O. Box 7984
Madison, WI 53707-7984