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Articles of Incorporation (Illinois)

This form is the Articles of Incorporation (Illinois). The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form BCA-2.10 looks like.

Form BCA-2.10

Jesse White
Secretary of State
Department of Business Services
Springfield, IL 62756
Telephone (217) 785-2237
(217) 785-6033
https://www.sos.state.il.us

Payment must be made by certified check, cashier's check, Illinois attorney's check, Illinois C.P.A's check or money order, payable to "Secretary of State."


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This space for use by Secretary of State

Date ________________________________

Franchise Tax $________________________________

Filing Fee $________________________________

Approved: ________________________________


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Articles of Incorporation

1. CORPORATE NAME: ________________________________

________________________________ (The corporate name must contain the word "corporation", "company," "incorporated," "limited" or an abbreviation thereof.)

2. Initial Registered Agent:

First Name ________________________________

Middle Initial _______

Last name ________________________________

Initial Registered Office:

Number ________________________________

Street ________________________________

Suite # ________________________________

City ________________________________, IL

County ________________________________

Zip Code ________________________________

3. Purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized:
(If not sufficient space to cover this point, add one or more sheets of this size.)

________________________________

________________________________

4. Paragraph 1: Authorized Shares, Issued Shares and Consideration Received:

Class ________________________________

Par Value per Share $________________________________

Number of Shares Authorized ________________________________

Number of Shares Proposed to be Issued _____________________

Consideration to be Received Therefor $____________________


Class ________________________________

Par Value per Share $________________________________

Number of Shares Authorized ________________________________

Number of Shares Proposed to be Issued __________________

Consideration to be Received Therefor $______________________

TOTAL = $________________________________

Paragraph 2: The preferences, qualifications, limitations, restrictions and special or relative rights in respect of the shares of each class are: (If not sufficient space to cover this point, add one or more sheets of this size.)

________________________________

________________________________


5. OPTIONAL:

(a) Number of directors constituting the initial board of directors of the corporation: ________________________________.

(b) Names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as directors until the first annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualify:

Name ________________________________

Residential Address ________________________________

City ________________________________

State ________________________________

ZIP ________________________________


Name ________________________________

Residential Address ________________________________

City ________________________________

State ________________________________

ZIP ________________________________

6. OPTIONAL:

(a) It is estimated that the value of all property to be owned by the corporation for the following year wherever located will be: $________________________________

(b) It is estimated that the value of the property to be located within the State of Illinois during the following year will be: $________________________________

(c) It is estimated that the gross amount of business that will be transacted by the corporation during the following year will be: $________________________________

(d) It is estimated that the gross amount of business that will be transacted from places of business in the State of Illinois during the following year will be: $________________________________

7. OPTIONAL: OTHER PROVISIONS

Attach a separate sheet of this size for any other provision to be included in the Articles of Incorporation, e.g., authorizing preemptive rights, denying cumulative voting, regulating internal affairs, voting majority requirements, fixing a duration other than perpetual, etc.

8. NAME(S) & ADDRESS(ES) OF INCORPORATOR(S)

The undersigned incorporator(s) hereby declare(s), under penalties of perjury, that the statements made in the foregoing Articles of Incorporation are true.

Dated ______________________ (Month/Day), _____________ (Year)

Signature and Name

1. Signature ___________________________________________

___________________________________________ (Type or Print Name)

Address

Street ___________________________________________

City/Town ___________________________________________

State ___________________________________________

Zip Code ___________________________________________

2. Signature ___________________________________________

___________________________________________ (Type or Print Name)

Address

Street ___________________________________________

City/Town ___________________________________________

State ___________________________________________

Zip Code ___________________________________________

3. Signature ___________________________________________

___________________________________________ (Type or Print Name)

Address

Street ___________________________________________

City/Town ___________________________________________

State ___________________________________________

Zip Code ___________________________________________


(Signatures must be in BLACK INK on original document. Carbon copy, photocopy or rubber stamp signatures may only be used on conformed copies.)

NOTE: If a corporation acts as incorporator, the name of the corporation and the state of incorporation shall be shown and the execution shall be by its president or vice president and verified by him, and attested by its secretary or assistant secretary.

FEE SCHEDULE

• The initial franchise tax is assessed at the rate of 15/100 of 1 percent ($1.50 per $1,000) on the paid-in capital represented in this state, with a minimum of $25.

• The filing fee is $75.

• The minimum total due (franchise tax + filing fee) is $100. (Applies when the Consideration to be Received as set forth in Item 4 does not exceed $16,667)

• The Department of Business Services in Springfield will provide assistance in calculating the total fees if necessary.

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