UCC Financing Statement Form (With TN MPI Language) Form. This is a Tennessee form and can be use in UCC Secretary Of State.
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TN FORM UCC1 (07/13) Business Services Division Tre Hargett, Secretary of State State of Tennessee INSTRUCTIONS UCC Financing Statement (TN Form UCC1) Filing Fee: $15.00 per Debtor Maximum Principal Indebtedness Tax due upon filing (see instructions) A UCC1 financing statement may be filed using one of the following methods: · E-file: Go to http://tnbear.tn.gov/UCC. Use the online tool to complete the filing and pay the filing fee and indebtedness tax by credit card, debit card or ACH. When paying by credit card, debit card or ACH, there is a convenience fee that covers the credit card fees and transaction costs incurred by the Business Services Division when accepting online payments. Filers who do not wish to pay the convenience fee to file online may choose the "Print and Mail" option at no additional cost. Print and Mail: Go to http://tnbear.tn.gov/UCC. Use the online tool to complete the filing. Print and mail the application along with the required filing fee and indebtedness tax to the Secretary of State's office at ATTN: UCC, 312 ROSA L PARKS AVE #6, NASHVILLE TN 37243-1102. Paper submission: A blank form may be obtained by going to http://www.tn.gov/sos/forms/ucc1.pdf, by emailing the Secretary of State at Business.Services@tn.gov, or by calling (615) 741-3276. The application is hand printed in black ink or computer generated and mailed along with the required filing fee and indebtedness tax to the Secretary of State's office at ATTN: UCC, 312 ROSA L PARKS AVE #6, NASHVILLE TN 37243-1102. Walk-in: A blank UCC1 form may be obtained in person at the Secretary of State Business Services th Division located on the 6 Floor of the Snodgrass Tower at 312 Rosa L. Parks AVE, Nashville, TN 37243. · · · Please type or laser-print this form. Be sure it is legible. Read all instructions, especially instruction 1; correct Debtor name is crucial. Follow instructions completely. Fill in form very carefully; mistakes may have important legal consequences. If you have questions, consult your attorney. Filing office cannot give legal advice. Do not insert anything in the open space in the upper right portion or in the right hand vertical margin of this form. It is reserved for filing office use. Page 1 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com If you need to provide additional information, you must use a UCC Financing Statement Addendum form (TN Form UCC1Ad) or a UCC Financing Statement Additional Party form (TN Form UCC1Ap). To assist the filing office in communicating with the filer to resolve any issues, the filer may provide information in items A and B. Complete item C if you want an acknowledgment sent to you and your original documents returned. 1. DEBTOR'S NAME - Enter only one Debtor name in item 1: either an organization's name (1a) or an individual's name (1b). Enter Debtor's exact full legal name. Do not abbreviate. Name fields are a maximum of 256 characters in length. ORGANIZATION DEBTOR - "Organization" means an entity having a legal identity separate from its owner. A partnership is an organization; a sole proprietorship is not an organization, even if it does business under a trade name. If Debtor is a partnership, enter the exact full legal name of the partnership. You need not enter names of partners as additional Debtors. If Debtor is a registered organization (e.g., corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company), it is advisable to examine the Debtor's current filed formation documents to determine the exact legal name of the Debtor. 1a 1b. INDIVIDUAL DEBTOR - "Individual" means a natural person; this includes a sole proprietorship, whether or not operating under a trade name. Do not use prefixes (Mr., Mrs., Ms.). Use suffix box only for titles of lineage (Jr., Sr., III) and not for other suffixes or titles (e.g., M.D.). Use a married woman's personal name (Mary Smith, not Mrs. John Smith). Enter individual Debtor's family name in INDIVIDUAL'S SURNAME box, first given name in FIRST PERSONAL NAME box, and all additional given names in ADDITIONAL NAME(S) INITIAL(S) box. Individual Debtor's name should be the same as the name on the driver's license or photo identification license, if applicable. For both organization and individual Debtors: do not use Debtor's aliases (e.g. trade name, DBA, AKA, FKA, division name) in place of or combined with Debtor's legal name; you may add such other names as additional Debtors if you wish (this is neither required nor recommended). 1c. MAILING ADDRESS - A complete address is always required for the Debtor named in 1a or 1b. Our system will standardize the address in USPS format. 2. DEBTOR'S NAME - If an additional Debtor is included, complete item 2, determined and formatted per instruction 1. To include further additional Debtors, or one or more additional Secured Parties, attach a UCC Financing Statement Addendum form (TN Form UCC1Ad) using correct name format. Follow instruction 1 for determining and formatting additional names. 3. SECURED PARTY'S NAME - Enter information for Secured Party or Total Assignee, determined and formatted per instruction 1. To include further additional Secured Parties, attach either a UCC Financing Statement Addendum form (TN Form UCC1Ad) or a UCC Financing Statement Additional Party form (TN Form UCC1Ap) using correct name format. Follow instruction 1 for determining and formatting additional names. If there has been a total assignment of the Secured Party's interest prior to filing this form, you may either (1) enter Assignor Secured Party`s name and address in item 3 and file an Amendment (Form UCC3) [see item 5 of that form]; or (2) enter Total Assignee's name and address in item 3 and, if you wish, also attach Addendum (Form UCC1Ad) giving Assignor Secured Party's name and address in item 12. 4. COLLATERAL - Use item 4 to indicate the collateral covered by this Financing Statement. If space in item 4 is insufficient, put the entire collateral description or continuation of the collateral description on UCC1 Addendum (Form UCC1Ad). Pursuant to T.C.A. § 67-4-409(b) every recorded instrument evidencing an indebtedness must contain, either on the face of the instrument or in an attached sworn statement, the following language: "Maximum principal indebtedness for Tennessee recording tax purposes is $_____." 5. If the collateral is held in Trust or being administered by a Decedent's Personal Representative, check the appropriate box in item 5. 6a. If the filing is a Public-Fin