Articles of Incorporation Definition

Articles of incorporation are legal documents that officially establish a new corporation in a state.

Articles of Incorporation Extended Definition
A business must file articles of incorporation with its state before it can begin operating as a corporation.

The articles of incorporation are often accompanied by additional information, such as the corporation’s bylaws, and explain what the corporation is, the type of stock that will be issued, and the specific roles of parties within the corporation, such as directors and stockholders.

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Andrew Freiman | Feb 24, 2023

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