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Small Entity Status vs Micro Entity Status

Small Entity Status vs Micro Entity Status
« on: April 16, 2017, 11:28:40 AM »
Hi,Brad

What is the difference between Small & Micro Entity. I am also confused on what the total fee, it states,
Filing Fee of $260 ($130 for small entity) ($65 for micro entity). Can you elaborate for me is this my fee, for example, Small Entity $260.00 or $130.00?
Also is my Cover Sheet also my Application Datasheet? as numbers do not match.

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Re: Small Entity Status vs Micro Entity Status
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2017, 08:35:17 AM »
If you are filing as an individual you may qualify for "micro entity" which means you only pay $65 to file the provisional.  To see if you qualify check out this calculator (created by me):
http://microentitycalculator.com/


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