Dash Tax & Business Solutions

Amendment Other (Home State)- Stock, Members, etc



Amendment Filing Service

Update information included in your incorporation or foreign qualification documents, such as your company’s business purpose.

Other Amendment Filing Service includes:

  • Prep and filing of amendment document
  • Shipping of the completed documents to you

Changing your company’s information

Anytime you change information included in your company’s Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization, you typically need to file an Article of Amendment. We also offers a Name Amendment Filing Service and a Share Amendment Filing Service.

Why it’s important

The information included in your Articles of Incorporation/Organization or in your Certificate of Authority (if you’ve registered to transact business in other states) is the official information the state has on record for your company. When that information changes, it also needs to be updated with the state.

  • Submitting Articles of Amendment tells the state that the appropriate company representatives have consented to the change. For example, amending the business purpose of a corporation might require consent by the incorporator or the corporation’s directors or shareholders.
  • Approval by the state certifies that your company met state legal requirements and that the information has officially been changed with the state.

Out of State amendment orders

Amendments for businesses that are not located in your home state are known as Foreign Amendments. Foreign Amendments, require additional documentation by your home state in order to complete the filing. Typically your home state will require a certified copy or certificate of good standing. Dash Tax & Business Solutions will take care of this requirement.

Business purpose amendments when “general-purpose” clause exists

The majority of the states allow companies to use a general-purpose clause, such as “all lawful business,” as the business purpose listed in the incorporation or foreign qualification documents. There are also a few states that do not require any business purpose information to be listed. If the general-purpose was listed, or no specific type listed, you do not need to notify the state if the nature of your business activity has changed. In cases where a specific business purpose (one that explains your business activity in more detail) was included in the incorporation or foreign qualification documents and the nature of your business has changed, you need to alter this information by filing Articles of Amendment.

Keep in Mind

Not all information included in the incorporation or qualification documents needs an amendment to be updated. For example, some states allow names and addresses of directors (corporations) or members/managers (LLCs) to be updated via the annual report.

Understanding Business Annual Report and Franchise Tax Obligations

Additional information

Amend. State Fees

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas INC & NP, Arkansas LLC, California, Colorado, Connecticut INC, Connecticut LLC, Connecticut NP, D.C. INC or LLC, D.C. NP, Delaware INC, Delaware LLC, Delaware NP, Florida INC, Florida LLC, Florida NP, Georgia INC or NP, Georgia LLC, Hawaii INC or LLC, Hawaii NP, Idaho, Illinois INC, Idaho LLC, Idaho NP, Indiana, Iowa INC or LLC, Iowa NP, Kansas INC or LLC, Kansas NP, Kentucky INC, Kentucky LLC, Kentucky NP, Louisiana INC, Louisiana LLC, Louisiana NP, Maine INC or LLC, Maine NP, Maryland, Massachusetts INC or LLC, Massachusetts NP, Michigan INC, Michigan LLC, Michigan NP, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri INC or LLC, Missouri NP, Montana, Nebraska INC, Nebraska LLC, Nebraska NP, Nevada INC or LLC, Nevada NP, New Hampshire INC or LLC, New Hampshire NP, New Jersey INC, New Jersey LLC, New Jersey NP, New Mexico INC, New Mexico LLC, New Mexico NP, New York INC, New York LLC, New York NP, North Carolina INC, North Carolina LLC, North Carolina NP, North Dakota INC, North Dakota LLC, North Dakota NP, Ohio, Oklahoma INC, Oklahoma LLC, Oklahoma NP, Oregon INC, Oregon LLC, Oregon NP, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island INC, Rhode Island LLC, Rhode Island NP, South Carolina INC, South Carolina LLC, South Carolina NP, South Dakota INC, South Dakota LLC, South Dakota NP, Tennessee, Texas INC, Texas LLC, Texas NP, Utah INC, Utah LLC, Utah NP, Vermont, Virginia, Washington INC, Washington LLC, Washington NP, West Virginia, Wisconsin INC, Wisconsin LLC, Wisconsin NP, Wyoming INC, Wyoming LLC, Wyoming NP


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