Sample Georgia Articles of Incorporation
If you’re forming an S Corporation in Georgia, the first step is to draft Articles
of Incorporation—your company’s formation document. We hope the sample Articles
of Incorporation provided below will be helpful to you when drafting your own.
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
(EXACT NAME OF CORPORATION)
The name of the corporation is (ENTER EXACT NAME OF CORPORATION).
The number of shares the corporation is authorized to issue is (LIST NUMBER OF SHARES).
The street address of the initial registered office of the corporation is (**MUST
BE IN GEORGIA** LIST STREET NAME AND NUMBER, CITY, COUNTY, Georgia AND ZIP CODE.
A POST OFFICE BOX IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.), and the initial registered agent of the corporation
at such address is (LIST NAME OF THE AGENT. THE AGENT CAN BE AN INDIVIDUAL OR A
CORPORATION WHOSE BUSINESS ADDRESS IS IDENTICAL TO THE REGISTERED OFFICE. THE REGISTERED
AGENT IS THE INDIVIDUAL OR CORPORATION DESIGNATED TO ACCEPT ANY LEGAL PAPERS THAT
ARE SERVED ON THE CORPORATION.)
The name and address of each incorporator is (LIST NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH INCORPORATOR).
The mailing address of the initial principal office of the corporation is (LIST
COMPLETE MAILING ADDRESS OF THE CORPORATION'S PRINCIPAL OFFICE.)
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed these Articles of Incorporation.
This ______ day of ______, 20__. _________ (Name of Incorporator)
Filing Procedures for Georgia Profit Corporations
The Articles of Incorporation must be prepared in the format prescribed by O.C.G.A.
§14-2-202 (for-profit) or O.C.G.A. §14-3-202 (nonprofit).
BSR Form 227, the Transmittal Form, should be submitted for filing along with the
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of Incorporation must be types or printed in black or blue ink, on regular
letter-sized paper. They must be dark enough to be photocopied or microfilmed.
Your corporation may wish to add more Articles to your document to include further
information. You should consult with a legal advisor with any questions about this.
How Click And Inc Can Help
We hope you’ve found the above sample Articles to be of use. If you’d prefer, Click
and Inc can take care of the incorporation process on your behalf, drafting and
filing your Georgia Articles of Incorporation and returning filed documents to you.
We can even take care of the publication requirement for you!
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