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Permit IDDOS-0062Agency Code1900
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Permit NameCorporation, Certificate of Incorporation
Permit DescriptionA business corporation is a legal entity separate and distinct from the individual(s) who composes the business. It has rights and abilities similar to those of a natural person. Principal features are: perpetual duration; limited liability; and easy transferability of interest. To form a business corporation file a Certificate of Incorporation pursuant to the NYS Business Corporation Law, Section 402. The NYS Department of State's Division of Corporations files and maintains records of business and not-for-profit corporations except banks, insurance companies, most religious corporations, and corporations chartered by the Board of Regents.
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Form Number/DateYou may draft your own form according to NYS Business Corporation Law, Section 402, purchase a form from a legal stationery store in NY, or DOS-1239-f-l
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OPAL Form NameCertificate of Incorporation
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