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Important message from Florida United Business Services (FUBS):

It has come to our attention that a company by the name of United Business Services is apparently sending notices by mail to newly-registered businesses in the State of Florida.­ The notice is titled “2014 Certificate of Status Request Form” and lists United Business Services’ address as 113 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL, 32301. ­

These notices were not sent by our company.­ The company sending these notices, United Business Services, is in no way affiliated with our company, Florida United Business Services (FUBS), or with our sister company, Florida United Businesses Association (FUBA).­ Neither FUBS nor FUBA mails solicitations to the general public.­ FUBS and FUBA only send mail to businesses that are already members of Florida United Businesses Association and to businesses that have initiated contact with Florida United Business Services looking for assistance in filing business-related forms with the Florida Department of State’s Division of Corporations.

The Florida Department of State’s Division of Corporations has the following disclaimer on its website regarding Certificates of Status:

CONSUMER ALERT:­ Once an entity is properly formed, incorporated, organized, or registered on the records of this office, it is not required to purchase or receive a certificate of status to be considered a valid business entity or registration. Please disregard any notices or solicitations you may receive to the contrary. These notices are NOT from the Dept. of State, Division of Corporations, or any other state or federal agency.

If you have any questions, please email us at FUBS@fuba.org.

DO YOU NEED HELP FORMING A BUSINESS?
Let us do the work for you!

Florida United Business Services (FUBS) is an affiliate of Florida United Businesses Association (FUBA). We are a full-service filing company for those wanting to form a corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the state of Florida. As an added benefit of choosing FUBS, you will receive a 1-year FUBA membership free of charge. Click here to read about all of the advantages of FUBA membership.

FUBS can:

  • File your application to form a corporation or Limited Liability Company with the State of Florida’s Division of Corporations­
  • Provide you with copies of your company’s Articles of Incorporation/Organization­
  • Provide you with any needed Stock Certificates for your corporation
  • Provide you with information on obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  • Provide information on making the IRS Subchapter S election for your corporation
  • Assist you with filing any needed Amendments, Reinstatements or Dissolutions­
  • Explain how to file for an exemption from workers’ compensation
  • Send you reminders on important filing dates for your corporation or LLC

Corporations (INCs):

To form a new corporation: click here to download the Application for Incorporation.

When the documents are processed by the State of Florida, we will send you the following:

  • The Articles of Incorporation for your new company
  • A Certificate of Status from the Division of Corporations­ showing that your new corporation is active­ with the State of Florida
  • A Certified Copy of the filing from the Division of Corporations
  • Official Stock Certificates indicating the allocation of the stock of your corporation as you requested on your application
  • A Corporations Checklist along with the forms to obtain an FEIN for your corporation, the forms to choose an S-corporation election with the IRS, information on obtaining a Business Tax Receipt, and information on obtaining an exemption from workers’ compensation insurance

To­ make a change to an existing corporation (such as adding new Officers or Directors, deleting Officers or Directors who are no longer with the corporation, or to change the company’s address on file with the state): click here to download the Application for Amending Articles of Incorporation.

When the documents are processed by the State of Florida, we will send you the following:

  • The official copy of the Amendment to your corporation’s Articles of Incorporation
  • A Certified Copy of the filing
  • New official Stock Certificates (if ownership percentages change)

To request Stock Certificates for your corporation:­ click here to download the Application for Stock Certificates.

When this application is processed, we will send you the official Stock Certificates indicating the allocation of the stock of your corporation as you requested on your application.­

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs):

To form a new Limited Liability Company:­ click here to download the Application for Organizing a Limited Liability Company.

When the documents are processed by the State of Florida, we will send you the following:

  • The Articles of Organization for your new company
  • A Certificate of Status from the Division of Corporations­ showing that your new corporation is active­ with the State of Florida
  • A Certified Copy of the filing from the Division of Corporations
  • An LLC Checklist along with the forms to obtain an FEIN for your LLC, information on obtaining a Business Tax Receipt, and information on obtaining an exemption from workers’ compensation insurance­

To make a change to an existing LLC (such as adding new Managing Members, deleting Managing Members who are no longer with the LLC, or to change the company’s address on file with the state): click here to download the Application for Amending Articles of Organization

When the documents are processed by the State of Florida, we will send you the following:

  • The official copy of the Amendment to your LLC’s Articles of Organization
  • A Certified Copy of the filing from the Division of Corporations

To obtain Certified Copies of your existing company’s Articles of Incorporation (INC) or Articles of Organization (LLC) from the state Division of Corporations, click here to download the application.

Call or email FUBS today to get started.

FUBS@FUBA.org­­­­

1-800-262-4483­­­­
PHONE: (850) 681-6265­­­­
FAX:­­­­(850) 681-0765­­­

Florida United Business Services
Post Office Box 846
Tallahassee, Florida 32302-0846

 

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