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Form WA Articles of Incorporation (Profit Corporation)

Form WA Articles of Incorporation (Profit Corporation)

 

INSTRUCTIONS: ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (WASHINGTON PROFIT CORPORATION) (Form WA)

 

 

In order to incorporate a business in Washington state, you must complete a brief articles of incorporation form. This article discusses the form WA to be completed by a for-profit corporation. This form is available on the website of the Washington Secretary of State.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 1: Enter your company's UBI number where indicated. Indicate with a checkmark whether you have paid $180 to file your document or $230 for expedited service.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 2: In Article 1, give the name of the corporation.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 3: In Article 2, note how many authorized shares there are in the business.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 4: In Article 3, indicate whether your corporation is offering common or preferred stock. If the latter, you must attach a description.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 5: In Article 4, state whether you wish for the incorporation to take effect when this form is filed by the Secretary of State or on a specific date within 90 days after this has taken place.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 6: In Article 5, specify whether this status is to be perpetual or give the end date.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 7: In Article 6, give the name and physical address of your company's registered agent. You may also include a separate mailing address, but this is optional. The registered agent should sign and date the form where indicated.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 8: Give the name and street address of every incorporator, including the city, state and zip code.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 9: Only one incorporator is required to sign the last page. Include printed name, job title and phone number.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 10: Attach any additional provisions if you feel they are necessary.

 

Articles Of Incorporation (Washington Profit Corporation) WA Step 11: Submit the completed form along with a check or money order payable to "Secretary of State." If you are paying the extra fee to have processing expedited, write "EXPEDITE" on the outside of the envelope.

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Form MI 700 Articles of Organization

 

INSTRUCTIONS: ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION MI 700

 

Draft the Articles of Organization individually or with the help of an attorney.  Make sure to use dark black ink because the documents are stored electronically. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 1”

State the name of the limited liability company in Article I.  The name needs to include “Limited Liability Company” or one of the following abbreviations: L.L.C., L.C., LLC, or LC. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 2”

Do not alter Article II.  This Article states the company will work within conditions under the Limited Liability Company Act of Michigan. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 3”

Unless the duration of the limited liability company is perpetual, provide an estimated date of dissolution in Article III. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 4”

State the name of the registered agent in Article V.  Provide the street address for the registered office in section 2.  If the mailing address is different, provide the mailing address in section 3. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 5”

If additional Articles a needed, list provisions in Article V.  If members are not managing the company, provide information about the managers in Article V.

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 6”

An authorized organizer needs to sign the bottom of this form.  Make sure the organizer provides a date of signature and printed name below the signature as well. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 7”

Unless an effective date is provided at the top of the form, the document will become effective upon approval from the Bureau. 

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 8”

The minimum filing fee for this form is $50.00.  If you want expedited service, complete form BCS/CD-272 and submit the Articles and the additional form in person, by mail, or electronically.  Expedited service is an additional $50 for formation documents and certificates of authority, and an additional $100 for an existing entity.  Same day service is $100 or $200.  Two hour service is an additional $500, and one hour service is an additional $1000.  By check, money order, or credit card.

 

“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 9”

If you’re mailing the form, use the following address:

 

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Commercial Services

Corporation Division

P.O. Box 30054

Lansing, MI 48909

 

If you’re delivering the form in person, use this address:

 

2501 Woodlake Circle

Okemos, MI

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Form AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership


Form AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership

INSTRUCTIONS: AZ CERTIFICATE OF LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

 

This form is required in forming a limited partnership in the state of Arizona.  The form needs filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 1”

Provide the name of the limited partnership in the first box in the certificate.  The name of the limited partnership must end with “Limited Partnership” or “L.P.”  If the name of the business was already reserved, provide the appropriate form. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 2”

Provide the physical address of the principal office for the limited partnership.  Provide a street address, city and zip code.  Do not include an address for a PO Box or a C/O. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 3”

Provide the name of the agent for the service of process in the third box.  Provide the address for their principal office in the box below including city and zip code.  Do not include a PO Box or C/O.  It’s a good idea to provide their phone number if any issues with the certificate need discussed. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 4”

The second section of this form requires information about teach general partner in the limited partnership.  Provide their printed name, signature, and address including city, state, and zip code.  If more room is needed, attach additional sheets providing the same information. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 5”

If the limited partnership is expected to dissolve, write the month, day and year of the expected dissolution.  If there is no intended dissolution, leave the last box in this form blank. 

“AZ Certificate of Limited Partnership Step 6”

Attach a Cover Sheet to this form and include a base filing fee of $10.00 with an additional $3.00 for every other page.  Make the check payable to the Secretary of State and provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  Send or deliver the forms by hand to the form to the following address:

 

Secretary of State

Limited Partnerships

1700 W. Washington Street, 7th Floor

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

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