If you've taken the time to turn your business into a corporation, chances are you'd like to see it stay that way. Your business card may say "incorporated," but if the courts and the IRS think differently, it's closing time. Because meeting minutes are the primary paper trail of a corporation's legal life, it's important to know when and how to prepare these minutes. The Corporate Minutes Book provides all the answers, instructions and forms you need to get the job done. Tear-out and disk minutes forms include: *Call of Meeting *Meeting Participant List *Notice of Meeting *Certification of Mailing *Acknowledgment of Receipt of Notice of Meeting *Shareholder Proxy *Meeting Summary Sheet *Minutes of Annual Shareholders' Meeting *Minutes of Special Shareholders' Meeting *Minutes of Annual Directors' Meeting *Minutes of Special Directors' Meeting *Waiver of Notice of Meeting *Approval of Corporate Minutes By Directors of Shareholders *Cover Letter for Approval of Minutes of Paper Meeting *Written Consent to Action Without Meeting The Corporate Minutes Book also gives you more than 80 additional resolutions -- both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM -- to insert into your minutes: *elect S-corporation tax status *adopt pension and profit-sharing plans *set up employee benefit plans *amend Articles and Bylaws *borrow or lend money from or to directors, shareholders and banks *authorize the issuance of shares of stock *declare dividends *hire employees and contract with outside firms and businesses *approve the purchase or lease of commercial property *approve corporate contracts *select a corporate tax year *approve salary increases and bonuses *authorize bank loans *authorize a corporate line of credit *purchase or lease a company car *authorize the use of a corporate credit card to pay business expenses The 2nd edition is completely revised and updated to reflect current law. So take a few minutes and read this book -- your corporation deserves it!