Form 627 "Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name - Domestic and Foreign Non-profit Corporation" - Rhode Island

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This is a legal form that was released by the Rhode Island Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Rhode Island. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on August 1, 2020;
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State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Non-Profit Corporation
Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name
Section 7-6-11
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 confirm your filing:
List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
1.
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
Please include this number on your check and refer to it
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
in any future correspondence or filings with the Business
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
Services Division.
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
2. List the name of the non-profit corporation. The entity
Go to our
Corporate Database
name can be verified through our
Corporate
Database. If
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
the entity name has changed, an amendment, form
201
“Search”
or form 251, must be filed with this office.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
3. List the fictitious business name the entity would like to
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
abandon.
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
4. List the date when the original fictitious business name
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
statement being abandoned was filed.
5. List the state or country of incorporation.
How to maintain your status:
6. Domestic entities MUST list the date of incorporation.
Foreign entities MUST list the date of qualification
The corporation is responsible for filing an annual report
in Rhode Island. The entity’s date of incorporation/
each calendar year, excluding the year of incorporation,
qualification can be verified through our
Corporate
between June 1 and June 30. A courtesy reminder
Database.
will be mailed to the registered agent prior to June 1
7. An Authorized Person of the non-profit corporation MUST
of each year. Be sure to follow up with your registered
sign and date the form.
agent concerning the filing of this report. Failure to file
an annual report or maintain a registered agent/office
How to pay the filing fee:
willresult in the revocation of the Articles of Incorporation/
Authority pursuant to RIGL
7-6-56
and 7-6-85.
The filing fee is $20, payable either by mail via check
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
Your business may require additional licensing. Please
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
visit our
website
for further information.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
information.
FORM 627 Non-Profit - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Non-Profit Corporation
Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name
Section 7-6-11
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 confirm your filing:
List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
1.
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
Please include this number on your check and refer to it
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
in any future correspondence or filings with the Business
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
Services Division.
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
2. List the name of the non-profit corporation. The entity
Go to our
Corporate Database
name can be verified through our
Corporate
Database. If
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
the entity name has changed, an amendment, form
201
“Search”
or form 251, must be filed with this office.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
3. List the fictitious business name the entity would like to
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
abandon.
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
4. List the date when the original fictitious business name
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
statement being abandoned was filed.
5. List the state or country of incorporation.
How to maintain your status:
6. Domestic entities MUST list the date of incorporation.
Foreign entities MUST list the date of qualification
The corporation is responsible for filing an annual report
in Rhode Island. The entity’s date of incorporation/
each calendar year, excluding the year of incorporation,
qualification can be verified through our
Corporate
between June 1 and June 30. A courtesy reminder
Database.
will be mailed to the registered agent prior to June 1
7. An Authorized Person of the non-profit corporation MUST
of each year. Be sure to follow up with your registered
sign and date the form.
agent concerning the filing of this report. Failure to file
an annual report or maintain a registered agent/office
How to pay the filing fee:
willresult in the revocation of the Articles of Incorporation/
Authority pursuant to RIGL
7-6-56
and 7-6-85.
The filing fee is $20, payable either by mail via check
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
Your business may require additional licensing. Please
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
visit our
website
for further information.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
information.
FORM 627 Non-Profit - Revised: 08/2020
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
STAMP
Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name
DOMESTIC and FOREIGN Non-Profit Corporation
FOR
SECRETARY OF STATE
Filing Fee: $20.00
USE ONLY
Pursuant to the provisions of RIGL 7-6-11, the undersigned non-profit corporation hereby
abandons the use of a fictitious business name in the transaction of its affairs in the state of
Rhode Island and submits the following:
1. Entity ID Number:
2. The name of the corporation is:
3. The fictitious business name to be abandoned is:
4. The date when the original fictitious business name
statement being abandoned was filed is:
5. The state or country the entity is incorporated is:
6. The date of incorporation is:
Under penalty of perjury, I declare that the information contained herein is true and correct.
Name of Applicant Non-Profit Corporation
Title of Authorized Person
Date
Signature of Authorized Person
MAIL TO:
STAMP
Division of Business Services
148 W. River Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-3040
FOR
Website: www.sos.ri.gov
SECRETARY OF STATE
USE ONLY
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 627 Non-Profit - 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 627 Non-Profit - Revised: 08/2020
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