Connecticut Corporation – Incorporate in Connecticut – Connecticut Incorporation The following table sets forth a comprehensive summary of this state’s corporation law, LLC law, periodic filing requirements, taxation and more.
Keep in mind though, that the information in this table is subject to the whim of each state’s lawmakers, so the information is constantly changing.
It’s a good idea to do a reality check with the Secretary of State’s office to confirm that the information is still current.
|Secretary of State Contact Information||Connecticut Secretary of State|
30 Trinity Street
Hartford CT 06106
|Secretary of State Address||www.sots.state.ct.us|
|Corporation Filing Fees||The fee for filing Articles of Incorporation (called a Certificate of Incorporation in Connecticut) is $275. The Certificate of Incorporation form carries a $200 filing fee, which includes a $150 minimum Franchise Tax and $50 to file the Certificate of Incorporation. Connecticut imposes an additional filing requirement: an Organization and First Report, which carries an additional filling fee of $75.|
|Corporate Name Reservation Information and Fees||The Connecticut Secretary of State’ s office provides informal information regarding corporate name availability by calling (860) 509-6002. Connecticut incorporators may reserve corporate names by filing the form entitled ‘Application for Reservation of Name for Domestic or Foreign Stock & Non-Stock Corp., The fee is $30, and The name reservation remains effective for 120 days.|
|Periodic Corporation Reporting Requirements||Connecticut corporations and qualified foreign corporations must file annual reports by the last day of the month in which the entity originally filed in the state. The annual report fee is $75. Annual report forms are not available online.|
|Link to Get Corporate Tax Forms||www.ct.gov/|
|Corporate Tax Summary||Connecticut corporations and foreign corporations doing business in Connecticut pay a tax based either upon net income or upon capital stock, whichever is higher. The minimum tax is $250.|
|“S” Corporation Information||Connecticut recently phased out business tax on S corporations. Connecticut recognizes the federal S corporation provision. The subchapter S election is automatic and no state specific forms need be filed to make the subchapter S election.|
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