Vermont Corporation – Incorporate in Vermont – Vermont Incorporation
Are you looking to incorporate in Vermont?
Are you trying to learn about Vermont incorporation or corporation laws?
The following summary can get you started on your path to incorporation.
You’ll find filing fees for Articles of Incorporation, instructions for corporation name reservations, links to filing forms, and a summary of periodic corporation filing requirements.
|Secretary of State Contact Information||Corporations Division|
Vermont Secretary of State
Heritage I Building
81 River Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1104
(802) 828-2853 (fax)
|Secretary of State Address||www.sec.state.vt.us|
|Corporation Filing Fees||The fee for filing Articles of Incorporation is $75.|
|Corporation Name Reservation Information and Fees||Vermont incorporators and LLC organizers may reserve a name by filing an Application to Reserve a Name, available at www.sec.state.vt.us/tutor/dobiz/forms/reservat.htm . The filing fee is $20. The name reservation remains effective for 120 days. Vermont offers informal name searches via the Secretary of State’s website at www.sec.state.vt.us/seek/database.htm.|
|Periodic Corporation Reporting Requirements||Vermont corporations and qualified foreign corporations must file an annual/biennial report form. You may generate a form online. The fee for domestic corporations is $25. The fee for foreign corporations is $150. For more information, contact the Vermont Secretary of State.|
|Corporation Tax Forms||http://www.state.vt.us/tax/formsall.shtml|
|Corporate Tax Summary||Vermont corporations and foreign corporations doing business in Vermont must pay a corporate income tax. The corporate tax rate ranges from 7 percent to 9.75 percent. The minimum tax is $250.|
|“S” Corporation Information||Vermont 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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