By signing below:
1. As an individual, or if a Business Entity on behalf of the above named Business Entity, I agree to comply with all provisions of the Articles of Incorporation and the Amended and Restated Code of Regulations (Bylaws)
2. I certify the above named Business Entity is a Producer and/or Individual Producer. Common stock may be issued to a producer engaged in the production of agricultural products for the market, including a lessor of real or personal property used for production of agricultural projects for the market who receives as rent part of the agricultural product (Articles of Incorporation, Section 4.2(a)). By signing this application, I certify the above named Business Entity and/or Individual is a producer and bears the risks involved in producing an agricultural product.
3. As an individual, or if a Business Entity on behalf of the above named Business Entity, I consent to include all patronage received from Sunrise Cooperative on my tax return. I understand and agree that while I am a member, for federal income tax purposes I must include on my income tax return the stated dollar amount of any written notice of allocation I receive as patronage. Both the cash portion and the non-cash portion must be included as income or as a reduction of expenses. This must be done in the tax year in which | am notified of the patronage dividend, as provided in the following bylaw:
Bylaw Article 7.8, CONSENT BYLAW. Each person (including individuals, partnerships, cooperative associations, and corporations) who becomes a Member, and each Member on the effective date of this Bylaw who continues as a Member, consents, by such act alone, to include in the Member's gross income for federal income tax purposes the stated dollar amount of any qualified written notice of allocation or qualified notice of Per Unit Retain (as defined in 26 USC 1388 of the [Internal Revenue] Code) received from the Association with respect to Patronage Transactions, to the extent provided in Section 1385 of the [Internal Revenue] Code.
Common Stock membership costs $100.00. Your payment can be mailed to:
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc.Attn: MembershipP.O. Box 870Fremont, OH 43420