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Certificate of Incorporation (Connecticut)

This is a certificate of incorporation for a stock corporation in Connecticut. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form SC 100 looks like.

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
STOCK CORPORATION

Office of the Secretary of the State
30 Trinity Street / P.O. Box 150470 / Hartford, CT 06115-0470 / Rev. 12/1999

Space For Office Use Only


1. NAME OF CORPORATION: _____________________________

2. TOTAL NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED SHARES:

If the corporation has more than one class of shares, it must designate each class and the number of shares authorized within each class below

Class _____________________________

Number of shares per class _____________________________

Class _____________________________

Number of shares per class _____________________________

Class _____________________________

Number of shares per class _____________________________

3. TERMS, LIMITATIONS, RELATIVE RIGHTS AND PREFERENCES OF EACH CLASS OF SHARES AND SERIES THEREOF PURSUANT TO CONN. GEN. STAT. SECTION 33-665:

_____________________________

_____________________________

4. APPOINTMENT OF REGISTERED AGENT: (Please select only one A. or B.)

Print or type name of agent:

A. Individual's Name: _____________________________


Business address: (P.O. Box is unacceptable)

Address _____________________________

City _____________________________

State _____________________________

Zip Code _____________________________

Residence address: (P-0. Box is unacceptable)

Address _____________________________

City _____________________________

State _____________________________

Zip Code _____________________________

B. Business Entity: _____________________________

Address: (P.O. Box is unacceptable)

Address _____________________________

City _____________________________

State _____________________________

Zip Code _____________________________

Acceptance of appointment

Signature of agent _____________________________

Address _____________________________

City _____________________________

State _____________________________

Zip Code _____________________________

5. OTHER PROVISIONS:

_____________________________

_____________________________

6. EXECUTION:

Dated this __________________ day of _____________,20_______.

Certificate must be signed by each incorporator.

PRINT OR TYPE NAME OF INCORPORATOR(S)

_____________________________

SIGNATURE(S) _____________________________

COMPLETE ADDRESS

Address _____________________________

City _____________________________

State _____________________________

Zip Code _____________________________


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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT THIS FORM
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Instructions correspond with numbered entries on the form

1. NAME OF CORPORATION: Please provide the name of the corporation. The name of the corporation must contain one of the following designations: "corporation, "incorporated", or "company", or the abbreviation "corp.", "inc." or "co.", or words or abbreviations of like import in another language. The name must also be distinguishable from other business names on the records of the Secretary of the State.

2. TOTAL NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED SHARES: Please provide the total number of shares the corporation is authorized to issue. Corporations must pay a minimum franchise tax of $150 dollars for authorizing up to $20,000 shares at the time of incorporation. If the number of shares authorized is greater than 20,000, the franchise tax is calculated based on a sliding scale set forth in section 33-6 18 as amended. If the corporation seeks authority to issue more than one class of shares, it must clearly designate each class in the block labeled Class and the corresponding number of authorized shares in each class in the block labeled Number of shares per class.

3. TERMS, LIMITATIONS, RELATIVE RIGHTS AND PREFERENCES OF EACH CLASS OF SHARES AND SERIES THEREOF PURSUANT TO CONN. GEN. STAT. SECTION 33-665: Please set forth all information required by section 33-665 as amended for each class of stock authorized in item number 3.

4. APPOINTMENT OF REGISTERED AGENT: The corporation may appoint either a natural person who is a resident of Connecticut, a Connecticut corporation or a foreign corporation which has a certificate of authority to transact business in Connecticut, or a domestic limited liability company, or a limited liability company not organized under the laws of this state and which has procured a Certificate of Authority to transact business or conduct its affairs in this state. Please note the following: if the agent being appointed is a natural person, that person's business address must be provided under the heading business address. Their residence address under the heading Residence address; if the agent appointed is a business, it must provide its principal office address under the Business address heading; the agent must sign accepting the appointment in the space provided; the signatory must state the capacity under which they sign if signing on behalf of a business; the corporation may not appoint itself as its registered agent and; all addresses must include a street number, street name, city, state, postal code.

5. OTHER INFORMATION: Please present in the space provided or on an attachment any information which a stock corporation is permitted but not required to provide.

6. EXECUTION: The document must be executed by one or more incorporators, each of whom must provide an address containing a street and number, city, state and a postal code. The execution constitutes legal statement under the penalties of false statement that the information provided in the document is true.

SECRETARY OF THE STATE
30 TRINITY STREET
POST OFFICE BOX 150470
HARTFORD, CT 06115-0470


INCORPORATION OF A CONNECTICUT STOCK CORPORATION

We are pleased to enclose forms to incorporate and organize a stock corporation in the State of Connecticut. Enclosed you will find a Certificate of Incorporation form and an Organization and First Report form. The fees for filing these forms are $200.00 to file the Certificate of Incorporation, which includes a $150.00 minimum franchise tax*, and $75.00 to file the Organization and First Report. The Organization and First Report must be filed within 30 days of the date on which the corporation holds its organization meeting. Before filing the forms described above, you may reserve the name you wish for your corporation.** If a name reservation is submitted for tiling, it would be prudent to wait until after a confirmation of filing has been issued to file incorporation documents.

The filing of the above referenced documents represent the bare essentials of incorporation in Connecticut. There are many other considerations to take into account when forming a corporation. For this reason, we recommend that an attorney and/or other competent advisor be consulted

PLEASE MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO:
CONNECTICUT SECRETARY OF THE STATE

*The minimum franchise tax must be paid by corporations, which authorize 20,000 shares or less upon incorporation. Corporations which authorize more than 20,000 shares must pay a franchise tax calculated on a sliding scale as follows: $.0l per share up to and including 10,000; $.005 per share up to and including 100,000; $.0025 per share up to and including 1,000,000; $ .002 per share in excess of 1,000,000.

**The fee to reserve a corporate name for 120 days is $30.00.

See enclosed form instructions for more specifics filing details.

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