Series 406
Secretary of State Corporation license registers

Dates: 1907-1920.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

In 1907, the Legislature implemented an annual license tax for corporations (Laws of Utah, series 83155: ch. 107, 1907). The license fee was payable on or before the 15th of November each year at the Office of the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State in turn deposited the monies with the State Treasurer and issued the corporation a certificate of compliance. The fee schedule was based on the amount of authorized capital stock.

These registers log the payment of those annual fees along with the filing case and docket number, corporation name, place incorporated, and capital stock amount.


Chronological by four or five year period thereunder alphabetical by first two letters of the corporate name.

Related Records

Incorporation case files from the Department of Commerce. Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Series 7184, contain the articles of incorporation and related papers for the dockets listed here.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Archivally processed Nov. 1993, by A.C. Cone. Microfilmed in Dec. 1993.

Indexing Terms

  • Licenses—Taxation—Utah.
  • Corporations—Taxation—Licenses—Utah.
  • Capital stock—Utah.

Container List

1 1907 - 1910: Vol. 1, A-Z
1 1911 - 1915: Vol. 2, A-V
2 1911 - 1915: Vol. 2, V-Z
2 1916 - 1920: Vol. 3, A-Z

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.