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
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