One of the first steps in the incorporation process is drafting and filing Articles of Incorporation forms with the state in which your business will be chartered. These important incorporation papers spell out the primary rules and guidelines by which your corporation will operate.

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Articles of Incorporation typically include:

  • The name of the corporation
  • The name of the incorporator, which is the person or other corporation forming the new corporation
  • The nature of the business
  • The length of time for which the corporation is being established (may be indefinite, or may be for a specific time frame).
  • Location of the corporate headquarters
  • Location of the corporate officers
  • Details about stock issuance
  • Specification of for-profit or non-profit status
  • Other information as required by state law or at the discretion of the incorporator

Drafting Articles of Incorporation forms can be a daunting task if you start from scratch.  Rocket Lawyer offers a Free Incorporation Service which takes the hassle out of filing your Articles of Incorporation.

 

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Get Started Start your incorporation Answer a few questions. We'll take care of the rest.