Business Operations - Free Forms and Templates

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To operate a business properly, you need to plan, organize, control, and manage the resources of the company with the help of numerous documents, statements, and agreements. They will become the foundation for your business decisions and will allow you to record and later analyze every business operation you have been a part of. You will be able to set the goals of your entity and keep the records in order to demonstrate the legitimacy of all transactions to your shareholders and appropriate authorities. Our guide will introduce you to documentation essential for the business operations of any organization.

Business Operations: Contracts

  1. Business Contract. Whenever two entities enter into an agreement to exchange items or services for a certain sum of money, it is required to sign this kind of document to establish the main obligations of the partners.
  2. Business Purchase Agreement. If you have finalized negotiations for a sale and purchase of a business, complete this contract to govern the transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer.
  3. Assignment Agreement. If you want to delegate transfer your rights and responsibilities under an agreement, you can find a party that wants to become an assignee and delegate all contractual obligations to them, once you obtain the consent of your original counterpart.
  4. License Agreement. See our library of templates to establish terms and conditions of a license under which one party grants another permission to use the property in exchange for a fee.
  5. Novation Agreement. This document is signed when an agreement between two parties is transferred to a new person or group. It confirms that the new party agrees to the stipulations of the original contract.
  6. Cooperation Agreement. A Cooperation (or "Corporative") Agreement is signed by two parties interested in working on a business opportunity or project together.
  7. Business Associate Agreement. This agreement defines what types of Protected Health Information (PHI) the organization will be managing, what it is given access to, and procedures to enact should a data hack occur.

Business Operations: Internal Processes

  1. Appointment of Representative. Draft this document to allow a particular individual to represent the interests of your company when dealing with customers and business partners.
  2. Invention Disclosure Form. This document will be useful for companies involved in science and engineering to create evidence of their invention and later submit this proof for patent protection.
  3. Meeting Agenda. Use this template to prepare for a conference or briefing session with your team and know in advance which issues to discuss.
  4. Meeting Minutes. When you have an official hearing or meeting, compose a written record of everything that was said during the event.
  5. Board Resolution. Whether you just start your business or welcome a new member to your board, create this statement to define the roles of every corporate officer and list topics on which you need to vote as a board.
  6. Letter of Intent. Compose it to outline your intentions related to a certain business proposal.
  7. Certificate of Incumbency. This form identifies all individuals who are allowed to represent the company and specifies their responsibilities.
  8. Annual Report. It provides information about the company's financial status and business activities to its shareholders and other concerned parties.

Business Operations: Miscellaneous

    1. Use Business Cards to introduce your business to new clients, advertise your services, and stay in contact with potential associates.
    2. A Press Release is prepared by the business with the intention to make an official news media announcement about new products or major company-related changes.
    3. A Change of Address Form is completed when a company obtains a new physical or mailing address to notify its business partners and various government agencies.
    4. A Notice of Closure is a sign created to tell the customers and counterparts that the store or office is going to close in the near future.
    5. A Business License Application contains a request to the appropriate authorities for a permit or license needed for the commercial activity of a company.
    6. Use a Memorandum of Understanding to list preliminary terms and conditions of the agreement between yourself and the party you're looking to work on a project with.
    7. A Contract Termination Letter will allow you to outline the conditions of the contract cancellation whether you have provided for certain courses of action in the original agreement or not.

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USCIS Form AR-11 "Alien's Change of Address Card"

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This is a legal document signed by foreign nationals who reside in the U.S. and want to report a change of address to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Form DMV14 "Notice of Change of Address" - California

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This form is used to submit a change of residence or mailing address by eligible applicants for their California Driver's License, Identification Card, vehicles, and vessels.

Form ISD01 "Address Change Request" - Virginia

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This form is for those individuals who want to report an address change in the state of Virginia.

Form VR-154 "Application for Maryland Change of Address" - Maryland

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This is a form used by eligible applicants to notify the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration of any change in their address for their Maryland driver's license.

PS Form 3575 "Official Mail Forwarding Change of Address Order"

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This form is used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) for a change of address. Fill it out to request the USPS to forward mail to your new destination address, whether it is a permanent or a temporary one.

DA Form 3955 "Change of Address and Directory Card"

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This form is used to assist military members in setting up a new mailing address at a new place of residence.

Form 4057 "Change of Address, Name, Date of Birth, and/or Social Security Number" - South Carolina

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You may use this one-page form to change your personal information with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.

Form SSA-1696-U4 "Appointment of Representative"

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Use this form while dealing with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to appoint a third-party representative to act on your behalf.

"End User License Agreement Template"

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A EULA is signed by an individual or entity that buys, downloads, or installs software, and the licensor or owner of the software in question.

"Invention Disclosure Form"

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This is a document that should be completed by a scientist or a group of scientists to document an invention.

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"Employment Termination Agreement Template"

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Use this form when it is decided that an employee will be terminated or let go from their position by their place of work.

"Board Resolution Template"

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You may use this Board Resolution template to express a decision made by a board of directors of a corporation at their regular meeting.

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"Press Release Template"

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You may use this document to provide relevant information about your business to news media outlets.

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"Business Purchase Agreement Template"

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This legal contract is used for transfering a business to the buyer according to the terms and conditions specified in the document.

"Assignment Agreement Template"

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This legal contract outlines the assignment of rights and responsibilities under an original contract from one party to another.

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"License Agreement Template"

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Under this agreement, the licensor is legally bound to grant the licensee the right to produce and sell goods or provide services under the brand name or trademark the licensor owns.

"Notice of Closure Template"

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This type of document is a typed or handwritten notice that informs recipients that a business has indicated in writing it is about to close soon.

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"Business Contract Template"

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This is a legally binding contract signed by two parties looking to exchange goods or services for a certain consideration, typically money.

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"Photo Licensing Agreement Template"

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This is a contract signed by a photo owner (usually, a photographer) and an individual or company that wishes to license the use of their work.

"Certificate of Incumbency Template"

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This is a legal document issued by a business that identifies the company directors, officers, shareholders, and upper-level managers and specifies their authority to enter into various transactions acting on behalf of the business.

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"Memorandum of Understanding Template"

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This form includes preliminary terms and conditions of the agreement between two parties looking to work together on a project.

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"Performance Contract Template"

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This document records the specifics about the event, the services that will be provided by the entertainer, and any needs the entertainer will need to have met by the client or venue owner.

"Novation Agreement Template"

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This contract is used for transferring the rights and obligations of one of the parties to the original contract to a third party.

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"Cooperation Agreement Template"

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This contract lays out the duties of the parties doing business together and determines how payment (if applicable) will be shared.

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"Business Associate Agreement Template"

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Individuals may use this as an agreement between organizations that use, produce, manage, or store Protected Health Information (PHI) and is required by law to maintain HIPAA compliance.

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"Shareholders Meeting Minutes Template"

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This is a document that records and contains information about decisions and actions taken by shareholders during a business meeting.

"Shareholders Meeting Agenda Template"

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This is a document presented to all shareholders to inform them about a shareholders' meeting that contains all of the topics that are subject to discussion.

Form A "Form for Annual Report by Labor Organizations or Labor Unions" - Alabama

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Form WT-4 "Colorado Commercial Waste Tire Annual Report Form" - Colorado, 2015

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Form PF-4 "Annual Report of Insurance Premium Finance Companies" - Delaware

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Form A "Pesticide Business License Renewal" - Delaware

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Form DBPR AR7 "Business License Maintenance Form" - Florida

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Form DBPR-LO1 "Labor Organization Application/ Annual Report" - Florida

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Form C5 "Domestic Limited Liability Company Annual Report" - Hawaii

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Form C6 "Foreign Limited Liability Company Annual Report" - Hawaii

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Form RCG-9 "Application for Permit or Annual Report for Charitable Games Equipment Ownership" - Illinois

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Form AE-2 (State Form 54085) "Annual Report of Exempt Aircraft Usage" - Indiana

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Form AE-3 (State Form 54086) "Annual Report of Exempt Aircraft Used in Public Transportation" - Indiana

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Form DO-5 "Name or Address Change Form" - Kansas

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Form OL-3 "Annual Occupational Fee & Business License Renewal Return Form" - City of Covington, Kentucky

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