INSTRUCTIONS: ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION CORP 41
Before a corporation files these drafted articles, they need to make sure the requested name is available within the state. Call (573) 751-4153 to check the availability, or check online under the Secretary of State.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 1”
Provide the requested name of the corporation in Article I. Make sure the name of the corporation meets requirements under state law.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 2”
State the name and address of the registered agent in Article II. A qualified registered agent is an individual or corporation with a street address in the state. Provide a street address. A PO Box address is optional.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 3”
If the total number of authorized shares does not exceed 30,000 or the par value does not exceed $30,000, check the box in the first section of Article III. If there are more than 30,000 shares or the par value exceeds $30,000, specify preferences, qualifications, limitations, restrictions, and other similar information in the second section of Article III. Attach a separate form if necessary.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 4”
State the name and physical address of each incorporator in Article IV. Attach a separate sheet if necessary. Fill in a name and address for returning the documents in the box on the bottom of page 1.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 5”
Check the appropriate box in Article V. If a projected date of dissolution is known, check the second box and provide the date on the line.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 6”
Indicate why the corporation was formed in Article VI.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 7”
If the corporation has a board of directors, check the box in Article VII and provide the total number on the line provided. Then provide an effective date for the Articles if necessary on the lines below.
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 8”
The incorporators need to sign the bottom of the form. Make sure the signatures correspond with the names in Article IV. Provide a printed name
“Articles of Incorporation Corp 41 Step 9”
The filing fee is $58.00 for a corporation with 30,000 shares or less. Add $5.00 to the filing fee for any additional $10,000 of authorized capital.