Use these instructions when completing a Statement
of Trade Name of a Non-Reporting Entity pursuant to §
7-71-103 and § 7-71-107 of the Colorado
Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). The required form/cover sheet must be used when
filing the document. Mistakes may have legal consequences: review the
information provided carefully. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office cannot
provide legal advice. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal, business
or tax advisor(s). Only provide information that is required or permitted to be
included in the document. Information
included in the document must be in English, typewritten or machine printed,
and must state the name and address of at least one individual causing the
document to be delivered for filing. In order to obtain a copy of the filed
document or access additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQs), visit our Web site, www.sos.state.co.us.
Selection: Select the correct button to
indicate whether the non-reporting entity is a general partnership. The button
is defaulted to “Yes.” If the non-reporting entity is not a general partnership, select “No.”
True Name: Provide either the name of one general partner
if the non-reporting entity is a general partnership, or the true name of the
non-reporting entity if such non-reporting entity is not a general partnership. The general partner may be either an
individual or an entity. If the non-reporting
entity is not a general partnership,
the entity name field must be completed.
Form of Entity: Select
the form of the non-reporting entity from the drop-down list provided. If
“Other” is selected, provide the form of the entity in the space provided. If “Yes” is selected above to indicate that
the non-reporting entity is a general partnership, “General Partnership” must
be selected as the form of entity.
Jurisdiction: Select the jurisdiction where the
non-reporting entity was formed from the drop-down list provided. If “Other” is
selected, provide the jurisdiction in the space provided.
Usual Place of Business Street
Address: Provide the street name and number, including the
suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable. The city, state, and zip code
must also be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and,
if applicable, the province.
Example: 123 N. Main Street,
Denver, Colorado 80202
Mailing Address: If the mailing address is
different than the street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street
address, provide the address, including the city, state and zip code where mail
is to be delivered. Any address outside of the United States must include the
country and, if applicable, the province.
Example: P.O. Box 854
Trade Name: Provide the
name, other than the non-reporting entity’s true name, that the non-reporting entity
uses in conducting business.
describe the type of business that will be transacted or the activities that
will be conducted using the trade name.
Delayed Effective Date (optional): The effective date of this
document may be delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary
of State. The delayed effective date may
specify a particular time of day. If no time of day is specified, the default
time is twelve midnight on that date. Mountain Time controls the filing date
and time. For legal authority, refer to § 2-4-109 and § 7-90-304, C.R.S.
Additional Information: Select
the “No” button if no additional information will be attached. Select the
“Yes” button if additional information is permitted or required by law to be
included in the document. After selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the
online form, the Manage Attachments page will appear and allow for the
attachment of the additional information as a plain text or PDF document.
Causing Delivery: Provide the last name and first
name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for
filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including
the city, state and zip code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States
must include the country and, if applicable, the province. The names and addresses of
additional individuals causing the document to be filed may be provided in an
attachment. Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each individual causing the
document to be filed is responsible for complying with the applicable statutes.
Example: Smith, John
123 N. Main St.,
Denver, Colorado 80122
Notice: This section describes the legal authority
for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5,
C.R.S. for more information.
Disclaimer: These instructions, and the related form/cover
sheet, are not intended to provide legal, business or tax advice, and are
offered as a public service without representation or warranty. While the related form/cover sheet is
believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its revision date,
compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from time to time,
remains the responsibility of the user of this form/cover sheet. Questions should be addressed to the user’s
legal, business or tax advisor(s)