State Form 4159. Articles of Incorporation Domestic Corporation
State Form 4159, also known as the Articles of Incorporation Domestic Corporation, is a form used to establish a new business as a corporation in the state of Indiana. The main purpose of the form is to provide the state government with information about the new corporation, including its name, purpose, and registered agent.
The form consists of several parts, including the cover sheet, the articles of incorporation, and the transmittal information. Important fields on the form include the name of the corporation, the purpose of the corporation, the registered agent's name and address, and the names and addresses of the corporation's officers and directors.
The parties involved in the completion of the form are the new corporation and the state government of Indiana. It is important for the new corporation to carefully review the information on the form and to ensure that all required fields are completed accurately.
When completing the form, the new corporation will need to provide its name, purpose, registered agent's name and address, and the names and addresses of its officers and directors. The form must also be signed by the incorporator or incorporators.
Additional documents that may need to be attached to the form include a certificate of existence or authorization from the corporation's home state, if the corporation was formed in another state.
Application examples of the form include situations where a new business is being established as a corporation in Indiana. The form can also be used to make changes to an existing corporation, such as changing the corporation's name or purpose.
Strengths of the form include its simplicity and effectiveness in establishing a new corporation in Indiana, while weaknesses include the potential for errors or omissions in the information provided. Opportunities for improvement could include the development of electronic filing systems to reduce paper waste.
Related forms include State Form 4160 for Articles of Amendment and State Form 4177 for Articles of Dissolution. Analogues to this form may include articles of incorporation forms in other states, which may have different requirements or fields.
To fill and submit the form, the new corporation must complete all required fields and sign the form, then submit it to the Indiana Secretary of State's office along with any required documents and fees. The completed form will be stored by the state government for record-keeping purposes.