Form INHS78 "Articles of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation" - Florida

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS
Attached is a form for filing Articles of Amendment to amend the articles of incorporation of a Florida Profit Corporation, Florida
Profit Benefit Corporation or Florida Profit Social Purpose Corporation pursuant to section 607.1006, Florida Statutes. This is a
basic amendment form and may not satisfy all statutory requirements for amending.
A corporation can amend or add as many articles as necessary in one amendment.
 The original incorporators cannot be amended.
 If amending the name of the corporation, the new name must be distinguishable on the records of the Florida Department of
State. A preliminary search for name availability can be made through the Division’s website at www.sunbiz.org. You are
responsible for any name infringement that may result from your corporate name selection.
 If amending the registered agent, the new agent must sign accepting the appointment and state that he/she is familiar with the
obligations of the position.
 If amending/adding officers/directors, list titles and addresses for each officer/director.
 If amending from a general corporation to a professional corporation, the purpose (specific nature of business) must be
amended or added if not contained in the articles of incorporation.
If a section is not being amended, enter N/A or Not Applicable.
The document must be typed or printed and must be legible.
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Pursuant to section 607.0123, Florida Statutes, a delayed effective date may be specified but may not be later than the 90
day after the
date on which the document is filed.
Filing Fee
$35.00 (Includes a letter of acknowledgment)
Certified Copy (optional)
$8.75
Certificate of Status (optional)
$8.75
Send one check in the total amount made payable to the Florida Department of State.
Please include a letter containing your telephone number, return address and certification requirements, or complete the attached cover
letter.
Mailing Address
Street Address
Amendment Section
Amendment Section
Division of Corporations
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Clifton Building
Tallahassee, FL 32314
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
For further information you may call the Amendment Section at (850) 245-6050
INHS78 (6/14)
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS
Attached is a form for filing Articles of Amendment to amend the articles of incorporation of a Florida Profit Corporation, Florida
Profit Benefit Corporation or Florida Profit Social Purpose Corporation pursuant to section 607.1006, Florida Statutes. This is a
basic amendment form and may not satisfy all statutory requirements for amending.
A corporation can amend or add as many articles as necessary in one amendment.
 The original incorporators cannot be amended.
 If amending the name of the corporation, the new name must be distinguishable on the records of the Florida Department of
State. A preliminary search for name availability can be made through the Division’s website at www.sunbiz.org. You are
responsible for any name infringement that may result from your corporate name selection.
 If amending the registered agent, the new agent must sign accepting the appointment and state that he/she is familiar with the
obligations of the position.
 If amending/adding officers/directors, list titles and addresses for each officer/director.
 If amending from a general corporation to a professional corporation, the purpose (specific nature of business) must be
amended or added if not contained in the articles of incorporation.
If a section is not being amended, enter N/A or Not Applicable.
The document must be typed or printed and must be legible.
th
Pursuant to section 607.0123, Florida Statutes, a delayed effective date may be specified but may not be later than the 90
day after the
date on which the document is filed.
Filing Fee
$35.00 (Includes a letter of acknowledgment)
Certified Copy (optional)
$8.75
Certificate of Status (optional)
$8.75
Send one check in the total amount made payable to the Florida Department of State.
Please include a letter containing your telephone number, return address and certification requirements, or complete the attached cover
letter.
Mailing Address
Street Address
Amendment Section
Amendment Section
Division of Corporations
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Clifton Building
Tallahassee, FL 32314
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
For further information you may call the Amendment Section at (850) 245-6050
INHS78 (6/14)
COVER LETTER
TO: Amendment Section
Division of Corporations
NAME OF CORPORATION:
DOCUMENT NUMBER:
The enclosed Articles of Amendment and fee are submitted for filing.
Please return all correspondence concerning this matter to the following:
Name of Contact Person
Firm/ Company
Address
City/ State and Zip Code
E-mail address: (to be used for future annual report notification)
For further information concerning this matter, please call:
at (
)
Name of Contact Person
Area Code & Daytime Telephone Number
Enclosed is a check for the following amount made payable to the Florida Department of State:
 $35 Filing Fee
$43.75 Filing Fee &
$43.75 Filing Fee &
$52.50 Filing Fee
Certificate of Status
Certified Copy
Certificate of Status
(Additional copy is
Certified Copy
enclosed)
(Additional Copy
is enclosed)
Mailing Address
Street Address
Amendment Section
Amendment Section
Division of Corporations
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Clifton Building
Tallahassee, FL 32314
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Articles of Amendment
to
Articles of Incorporation
of
(Name of Corporation as currently filed with the Florida Dept. of State)
(Document Number of Corporation (if known)
Pursuant to the provisions of section 607.1006, Florida Statutes, this corporation adopts the following amendment(s) to its Articles of
Incorporation:
A. If amending name, enter the new name of the corporation:
The new
name must be distinguishable and contain the word “corporation,” “company,” or “incorporated” or the abbreviation
“Corp.,” “Inc.,” or Co.,” or the designation “Corp,” “Inc,” or “Co”. A professional corporation name must contain the
word “chartered,” “professional association,” or the abbreviation “P.A.”
B. Enter new principal office address, if applicable:
(Principal office address MUST BE A STREET ADDRESS )
C. Enter new mailing address, if applicable:
(Mailing address MAY BE A POST OFFICE BOX)
D. If amending the registered agent and/or registered office address in Florida, enter the name of the
new registered agent and/or the new registered office address:
Name of New Registered Agent
(Florida street address)
New Registered Office Address:
, Florida
(City)
(Zip Code)
New Registered Agent’s Signature, if changing Registered Agent:
I hereby accept the appointment as registered agent. I am familiar with and accept the obligations of the position.
Signature of New Registered Agent, if changing
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If amending the Officers and/or Directors, enter the title and name of each officer/director being removed and title, name, and
address of each Officer and/or Director being added:
(Attach additional sheets, if necessary)
Please note the officer/director title by the first letter of the office title:
P = President; V= Vice President; T= Treasurer; S= Secretary; D= Director; TR= Trustee; C = Chairman or Clerk; CEO = Chief
Executive Officer; CFO = Chief Financial Officer. If an officer/director holds more than one title, list the first letter of each office
held. President, Treasurer, Director would be PTD.
Changes should be noted in the following manner. Currently John Doe is listed as the PST and Mike Jones is listed as the V. There is
a change, Mike Jones leaves the corporation, Sally Smith is named the V and S. These should be noted as John Doe, PT as a Change,
Mike Jones, V as Remove, and Sally Smith, SV as an Add.
Example:
X Change
PT
John Doe
X Remove
V
Mike Jones
X Add
SV
Sally Smith
Type of Action
Title
Name
Address
(Check One)
1)
Change
Add
Remove
2)
Change
Add
Remove
3 )
Change
Add
Remove
4)
Change
Add
Remove
5)
Change
Add
Remove
6)
Change
Add
Remove
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E. FLORIDA PROFIT BENEFIT CORPORATION OPTIONS, IF APPLICABLE:
The corporation, in accordance with the required minimum status vote, elects to be a Florida Profit Benefit Corporation in
accordance with s. 607.604, F.S.
The purpose for which the benefit corporation is organized is to create a general public benefit and:
The general and/or specific public benefit(s) to be created by the corporation (in addition to its general purpose) is/are as
follows (optional):
The additional qualifications of Benefit Director(s), if any, are as follows:
The name(s) and address(es) of the Benefit Director(s) and/or Benefit Officer(s), if any:
Name and Title:
Name and Title:
Address:
Address:
(Include attachment if necessary)
The corporation, in accordance with the required minimum status vote, terminates its status as a Florida Profit Benefit
Corporation in accordance with s. 607.605, F.S. The revised purpose for which the corporation is organized is as follows:
The additional qualifications of Benefit Director(s), if any, are no longer applicable and are hereby deleted.
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