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Other Names: Resolution of Board Resolution of Board of Directors LLC Resolution Directors Resolution Board of Directors Resolution Directors Resolutions Corporate Board Resolution Organizational Consent
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What is a Board Resolution?

A Board Resolution is a way of documenting a decision made by a business' Board of Directors on behalf of the business. The business might decide to extend a loan to another business, or to vote another officer onto the Board. After the resolution is made during a meeting, a Board Resolution document is typically used to get the specifics of the resolution in writing. 

Board Resolutions can cover a wide variety of actions. Commonly, they are written when a new member of board is voted in, but they can also be created when the company wants to hire employees, sell shares of the corporation, purchase an existing patent, among other big decisions. They serve as important compliance documents as well as giving your company a concrete record of the choices your directors or shareholders have made. 

Generally, Board Resolutions do not need to be submitted to a government agency, oversight body, or anything of the sort. They should be kept with your books so you can furnish them if, for example, an important board member wants to know what actions the board took. Board Resolutions can be kept with your Meeting Minutes and are treated as legally binding decisions made by your business.

When to use a Board Resolution:

  • You want to document a decision made by members of a business' board of directors.

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We, the undersigned, being all the and of , and having its principal place of business at , , (the "Corporation"), Directors Shareholders


Therefore, it is resolved:








______________________________ _______________









The Secretary of the Corporation hereby certifies that he/she is the duly elected and qualified Secretary of and certifies that the above is a true and correct record of the resolution that was duly adopted by the and of the Corporation on .






by the Directors of the Corporation: by the Shareholders of the Corporation:
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