California Business Partnership Types

California Business Partnership Types

A California corporations code 1505 business entity can be shaped in California by filing the related document or form (as described below) with the Secretary of State. The document samples and types described below are available on our Forms, Samples and Feesweb page. Please refer to the relevant file sample or form to get complete filing directions, fees, any additional needs and relevant statutory filing provisions:


File Articles of Incorporation. These Articles of Incorporation types for the most frequent kinds of corporations are supplied. The forms are drafted to meet the minimum statutory requirements. You can either use the form or write your own statutorily compliant record:Articles of Incorporation of a General Stock Corporation (Type ARTS–GS)Articles of Incorporation of a Close Corporation (Form ARTS–CL)Articles of Incorporation of a Professional Corporation

(Form ARTS–PC)Articles of Incorporation of a Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation (Form ARTS–MU)Articles of Incorporation of a Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation (Form ARTS–PB–501(c)(3))Articles of Incorporation of a Nonprofit Religious Corporation (Form ARTS–RE)Articles of Incorporation of a Common Interest Development 1505 registered agent Association (Form ARTS–CID)Limited Liability Company: File Articles of Organization (Form LLC–1). Limited Partnership: File a Certificate of Limited Partnership (Form LP–1). General Partnership: File a Statement of Partnership Authority (Type GP–1). Filing Form GP–1 is permissive. Note: A general partnership may record its partnership agreement in the county recorder’s office in the county in which the overall partnership is located. Limited Liability Partnership: File an Application to Register a Limited Liability Partnership (Form LLP–1). To make certain 1505 registered agent that all issues are considered and handled appropriately, you should consult with personal legal counsel before submitting formation records to the Secretary of State.Note:

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Many corporation, limited liability company and limited partnership records are returned for correction without being filed because of name issues, errors, omissions or misstatements contained in the suggested filings submitted to this office. Filing tips are drafted to help with fulfilling the minimum filing requirements of the California Corporations Code.Back to Top