Form INHS76 "Articles of Incorporation for Florida Profit Social Purpose Corporation" - Florida

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS
INSTRUCTIONS FOR A FLORIDA PROFIT SOCIAL PURPOSE CORPORATION
The following are instructions, a cover letter and sample articles of incorporation for a social purpose
corporation pursuant to Part II of Chapter 607 and 621 Florida Statutes (F.S.), if applicable.
NOTE: THIS IS A BASIC FORM MEETING MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION.
The Division of Corporations strongly recommends that corporate documents be reviewed by your legal
counsel. The Division is a filing agency and as such does not render any legal, accounting, or tax advice.
This office does not provide you with corporate seals, minute books, or stock certificates. It is the
responsibility of the corporation to secure these items once the corporation has been filed with this office.
Questions concerning S Corporations should be directed to the Internal Revenue Service by telephoning
1-800-829-1040. This is an IRS designation, which is not determined by this office.
A preliminary search for name availability can be made on the Internet through the Division’s records at
www.sunbiz.org. Preliminary name searches and name reservations are no longer available from the
Division of Corporations. You are responsible for any name infringement that may result from your
corporate name selection.
Pursuant to Chapter 607 or 621 F.S., the articles of incorporation must set forth the following:
Article I:
The name of the corporation must include a corporate suffix such as Corporation,
Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Company, or Co.
A Professional Association must contain the word “chartered” or “professional
association” or “P.A.”.
Article II:
The principal place of business and mailing address of the corporation. The principal
address must be a street address. The mailing address, if different, can be a P.O. Box
address.
Article III:
Include a general business purpose or specific professional service, if a
professional social purpose corporation.
Include general public benefit(s) to be created by corporation.
Include specific public benefit(s) (optional).
Article IV:
The number of shares of stock that this corporation is authorized to have must be
stated.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS
INSTRUCTIONS FOR A FLORIDA PROFIT SOCIAL PURPOSE CORPORATION
The following are instructions, a cover letter and sample articles of incorporation for a social purpose
corporation pursuant to Part II of Chapter 607 and 621 Florida Statutes (F.S.), if applicable.
NOTE: THIS IS A BASIC FORM MEETING MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION.
The Division of Corporations strongly recommends that corporate documents be reviewed by your legal
counsel. The Division is a filing agency and as such does not render any legal, accounting, or tax advice.
This office does not provide you with corporate seals, minute books, or stock certificates. It is the
responsibility of the corporation to secure these items once the corporation has been filed with this office.
Questions concerning S Corporations should be directed to the Internal Revenue Service by telephoning
1-800-829-1040. This is an IRS designation, which is not determined by this office.
A preliminary search for name availability can be made on the Internet through the Division’s records at
www.sunbiz.org. Preliminary name searches and name reservations are no longer available from the
Division of Corporations. You are responsible for any name infringement that may result from your
corporate name selection.
Pursuant to Chapter 607 or 621 F.S., the articles of incorporation must set forth the following:
Article I:
The name of the corporation must include a corporate suffix such as Corporation,
Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Company, or Co.
A Professional Association must contain the word “chartered” or “professional
association” or “P.A.”.
Article II:
The principal place of business and mailing address of the corporation. The principal
address must be a street address. The mailing address, if different, can be a P.O. Box
address.
Article III:
Include a general business purpose or specific professional service, if a
professional social purpose corporation.
Include general public benefit(s) to be created by corporation.
Include specific public benefit(s) (optional).
Article IV:
The number of shares of stock that this corporation is authorized to have must be
stated.
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Article V:
The names, address and titles of the Directors/Officers/Benefit Director/Benefit Officer
(optional). The names of officers/directors may be required to apply for a license, open a
bank account, etc.
Article VI:
The name and Florida Street address (P.O. Box NOT acceptable) of the initial Registered
Agent. The Registered Agent must sign in the space provided and type or print his/her
name accepting the designation as registered agent.
Article VII:
The name and address of the Incorporator. The Incorporator must sign in the space
provided and type or print his/her name below signature.
The “incorporator” is the person who prepares and signs the Articles of
Incorporation and then submits them for filing to the Division of Corporations.
The function of the incorporator usually ends after the corporation is filed.
Part VIII:
Include additional qualification of Benefit Director, if any.
An Effective Date:
Add a separate article if applicable or necessary: An effective date may be
added to the Articles of Incorporation, otherwise the date of receipt will be the file
date. (An effective date can not be more than five (5) business days prior to the
date of receipt or ninety (90) days after the date of filing). If a corporation is filed
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anytime prior to December 31
, an annual report will be due on January 1
.
Important Information About the Requirement to File an Annual Report
All Florida Profit Corporations must file an Annual Report yearly to maintain “active” status. The first
report is due in the year following formation. The report must be filed electronically online between
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January 1
and May 1
. The fee for the annual report is $150. After May 1
a $400 late fee is added to the
annual report filing fee. “Annual Report Reminder Notices” are sent to the e-mail address you provide us
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when you submit this document for filing. To file any time after January 1
, go to our website at
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www.sunbiz.org. There is no provision to waive the late fee. Be sure to file before May 1
.
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The fee for filing a profit corporation is:
Filing Fee
$35.00
Designation of Registered Agent $35.00
Certified Copy (optional)
$ 8.75 (plus $1 per page for each page over 8, not to exceed a
maximum of $52.50).
Certificate of Status (optional)
$ 8.75
Make checks payable to: Florida Department of State
Mailing Address:
Street Address:
Department of State
Department of State
Division of Corporations
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327
Clifton Building
Tallahassee, FL 32314
2661 Executive Center Circle
(850) 245-6052
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 245-6052
FLORIDA PROFIT SOCIAL PURPOSE CORPORATION
COVER LETTER
Department of State
New Filing Section
Division of Corporations
P. O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314
SUBJECT:
(PROPOSED CORPORATE NAME – MUST INCLUDE SUFFIX)
Enclosed are an original and one (1) copy of the articles of incorporation and a check for:
$70.00
$78.75
$78.75
$87.50
Filing Fee
Filing Fee
Filing Fee
Filing Fee,
& Certificate of Status
& Certified Copy
Certified Copy
& Certificate of
Status
ADDITIONAL COPY REQUIRED
FROM:
Name (Printed or typed)
Address
City, State & Zip
Daytime Telephone number
E-mail address: (to be used for future annual report notification)
NOTE: Please provide the original and one copy of the articles.
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION FOR FLORIDA PROFIT SOCIAL PURPOSE CORPORATION
In compliance with Chapter 607 and/or Chapter 621, F.S. (Profit)
ARTICLE I
NAME
The name of the social purpose corporation shall be
ARTICLE II
PRINCIPAL OFFICE
Principal street address
Mailing address, if different is:
ARTICLE III SOCIAL PURPOSE STATEMENT AND BUSINESS PURPOSE
The corporation elects to be a social purpose corporation in accordance with s. 607.503, F.S.
The business purpose and public benefit(s) for which the corporation is organized are:
The specific public benefit(s) to be created by the corporation (in addition to its general purpose) is/are as follows (optional):
ARTICLE IV
SHARES
The number of shares of stock is:__________________________________
ARTICLE V
INITIAL OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, BENEFIT DIRECTOR AND BENFIT OFFICER (if Applicable)
Name and Title:
Name and Title:
Address
Address:
Name and Title:
Name and Title:
Address
Address:
Name and Title:
Name and Title:
Address
Address:
If applicable, BENEFIT DIRECTOR:
If applicable, BENEFIT OFFICER:
Name :
Name:
Address
Address:
ARTICLE VI
REGISTERED AGENT
The name and Florida street address (P.O. Box NOT acceptable) of the registered agent is:
Name:
Address:
ARTICLE VII INCORPORATOR
The name and address of the Incorporator is:
Name:
Address:
ARTICLE VIII ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF BENEFIT DIRECTOR, IF ANY:
Having been named as registered agent to accept service of process for the above stated corporation at the place designated in
this certificate, I am familiar with and accept the appointment as registered agent and agree to act in this capacity
Required Signature/Registered Agent
Date
I submit this document and affirm that the facts stated herein are true. I am aware that the false information submitted in a
document to the Department of State constitutes a third degree felony as provided for in s.817.155, F.S.
Required Signature/Incorporator
Date
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