Form 401 "Articles of Amendment to Articles of Organization for Domestic Limited Liability Company" - Rhode Island

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State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Articles of Amendment to Articles of Organization for Domestic Limited Liability Company
Section 7-16-12
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and
the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
1. List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
The filing fee is $50, payable either by mail via check
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
2. List the name of the limited liability company. The entity
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
name can be verified through our
Corporate
Database.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
3. If the entity’s name is changing, state the new name. You
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
may check
name availability
on our website. If there is no
information.
change to the entity name, check the box to indicate no
change.
How to confirm your filing:
4. If the entity’s principal office address is changing, so
state. If there is no change to the principal office address,
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
check the box to indicate no change.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
5. If the period of its duration is changing, so state. If there
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
is no change to the duration, check the box to indicate no
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
change.
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
6. If the entity’s tax status is changing, so state. For more
Go to our
Corporate Database
information about the different tax distinctions, visit the
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
IRS
website. If there is no change to the tax status,
“Search”
check the box to indicate no change.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
7. If the entity’s management structure is changing, so
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
state. If you check the first box to indicate that the LLC
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
will be managed by its members, DO NOT fill out the
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
chart. If you check the second box to indicate that the
LLC will be managed by one or more managers, state
How to maintain your status:
their names and respective addresses if known. If there
is no change to the management structure, check the
The limited liability company is responsible for filing an
box to indicate no change.
annual report each calendar year, excluding the year of
8. If adding or amending additional provisions, so state. If
organization, between September 1 and November 1.
there are not any provisional changes, check the box to
A courtesy reminder will be mailed to the resident agent
indicate no change.
prior to September 1 of each year. Be sure to follow
9. The entity has paid all fees and taxes.
up with your resident agent concerning the filing of this
10. Check “Date received” unless you prefer that the
report. Failure to file an annual report or maintain a
Amendment go into effect at a later date than when the
resident agent/office may result in the revocation of the
form is received in this office. Any later date must be
Certificate of Organization pursuant to RIGL 7-16-41.
within 90 days of filing.
11. An Authorized Person MUST sign and date the form.
Every entity registered with the RI Department of State -
Business Services Division may have filing requirements
with the
Rhode Island Division of
Taxation, even if
no business is conducted within Rhode Island for a
particular year. Your business may require additional
licensing, please visit our
website
for further information.
FORM 401 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Articles of Amendment to Articles of Organization for Domestic Limited Liability Company
Section 7-16-12
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and
the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
1. List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
The filing fee is $50, payable either by mail via check
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
2. List the name of the limited liability company. The entity
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
name can be verified through our
Corporate
Database.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
3. If the entity’s name is changing, state the new name. You
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
may check
name availability
on our website. If there is no
information.
change to the entity name, check the box to indicate no
change.
How to confirm your filing:
4. If the entity’s principal office address is changing, so
state. If there is no change to the principal office address,
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
check the box to indicate no change.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
5. If the period of its duration is changing, so state. If there
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
is no change to the duration, check the box to indicate no
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
change.
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
6. If the entity’s tax status is changing, so state. For more
Go to our
Corporate Database
information about the different tax distinctions, visit the
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
IRS
website. If there is no change to the tax status,
“Search”
check the box to indicate no change.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
7. If the entity’s management structure is changing, so
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
state. If you check the first box to indicate that the LLC
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
will be managed by its members, DO NOT fill out the
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
chart. If you check the second box to indicate that the
LLC will be managed by one or more managers, state
How to maintain your status:
their names and respective addresses if known. If there
is no change to the management structure, check the
The limited liability company is responsible for filing an
box to indicate no change.
annual report each calendar year, excluding the year of
8. If adding or amending additional provisions, so state. If
organization, between September 1 and November 1.
there are not any provisional changes, check the box to
A courtesy reminder will be mailed to the resident agent
indicate no change.
prior to September 1 of each year. Be sure to follow
9. The entity has paid all fees and taxes.
up with your resident agent concerning the filing of this
10. Check “Date received” unless you prefer that the
report. Failure to file an annual report or maintain a
Amendment go into effect at a later date than when the
resident agent/office may result in the revocation of the
form is received in this office. Any later date must be
Certificate of Organization pursuant to RIGL 7-16-41.
within 90 days of filing.
11. An Authorized Person MUST sign and date the form.
Every entity registered with the RI Department of State -
Business Services Division may have filing requirements
with the
Rhode Island Division of
Taxation, even if
no business is conducted within Rhode Island for a
particular year. Your business may require additional
licensing, please visit our
website
for further information.
FORM 401 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
STAMP
Articles of Amendment
DOMESTIC Limited Liability Company
FOR
SECRETARY OF STATE
Filing Fee: $50.00
USE ONLY
Pursuant to the provisions of RIGL
7-16-12
the undersigned limited liability company hereby
amends its Articles of Organization as follows:
1. Entity ID Number:
2. The name of the limited liability company is:
3. If the entity’s name is changing,
state the new name:
Check the box to indicate no change
4. If the principal office address of
the entity is changing, complete the
following section:
Check the box to indicate no change
5. If the period of duration is changing, complete the following section: CHECK ONE BOX ONLY
Perpetual (on-going)
Date certain for dissolution _____________________________
Check the box to indicate no change
6. If the entity’s tax status is changing, complete the following section: CHECK ONE BOX ONLY
Partnership or
A corporation or
Disregarded as an entity separate from its member(s)
Check the box to indicate no change
7. If the management structure is changing, complete the following section:
The Limited Liability Company is to be managed by: CHECK ONE BOX ONLY
Its member(s) (If you have checked this box, skip to Section 7. DO NOT fill out the chart below.)
One (1) or more manager(s) (If the limited liability company has manager(s) at the time of the filing of these Articles
of Amendment, state the name and address of each manager on the next page.)
STAMP
MAIL TO:
FOR
Division of Business Services
SECRETARY OF STATE
USE ONLY
148 W. River Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-3040
Website: www.sos.ri.gov
FORM 401 - Revised: 08/2020
MANAGER
ADDRESS
Check the box to indicate no change
8. If adding or amending additional provisions, complete the following section:
Check the box to indicate no change
9. As required by RIGL 7-16-67, the entity has paid all fees and taxes.
10. Date when these Articles of Amendment will be effective: CHECK ONE BOX ONLY
Date received (Upon filing)
Later effective date (Date must be no more than 90 days from the date of filing) _____________________________
Under penalty of perjury, I declare and affirm that I have examined these Articles of Amendment, including any
accompanying attachments, and that all statements contained herein are true and correct.
Type or Print Name of Limited Liability Company
Date
Signature of Authorized Person
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 401 - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Filer Contact Information
In the event our office needs more information in order to complete the filing of this
document, we ask for the filer’s contact information. All fields are REQUIRED.
Name:
Date:
Entity Name:
Street Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 401 - Revised: 08/2020
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