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Connecticut LLC

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When you file an LLC ( Limited Liability Company ) with the secretary of state, you gain the advantages of limited liability for the entity's debts and obligations. An LLC combines aspects of partnerships and corporations, so it is less formal and more flexible than a typical corporation, yet offers protection and advantages that are almost the same.

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Advantages of an LLC:

  • LLCs are easy to set up and maintain
  • Members are typically not liable for the debts of the LLC
  • Income and losses can be passed through to members as in a sole proprietorship or partnership
  • LLCs do not have the same corporate formalities as a corporation
  • An LLC has a flexible management and ownership structure
  • More professional business structure in the eyes of consumers.

Connecticut Specific Filing Requirements:

  • Limited Liability Companies must distinguish themselves as such by including a form or abbreviation of 'Limited Liability Company' in their name. It is acceptable to abbreviate to LLC, L.L.C. and to condense Limited to Ltd. and Company to Co.
  • Connecticut LLCs must appoint a registered agent to receive legal paperwork for them. That agent must either be a full-time resident of Connecticut, a business in Connecticut, or an out-of-state business that is certified to act as a Registered Agent by Connecticut. Members of an LLC can be registered agents, provided they live in Connecticut full-time.
  • Out-of-state LLCs can register to do business in Connecticut, provided they file an Application for Registration, Limited Liability Company-Foreign with the Secretary of State and appoint a registered agent.
  • The state generally completes filings within 2 weeks*, however with rush filing it takes about 1 week*.

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations or debts.

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Reasons to file a Connecticut Corporation:

  • Separate yourself from the business and reduce your personal liability.
  • Potential tax benefits not offered to Sole Proprietors & Partnerships.
  • A C-Corporation has no limit on shareholders.
  • Shareholders are not required to be United States Citizens in a C-Corporation.
  • More professional business structure in the eyes of consumers.

Connecticut Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state requires a physical business address located within Connecticut. PO Box's are not allowed.
  • The state generally completes filings within 2 weeks*, however with rush filing it takes about 1 week*.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

Connecticut Non-Profit Corporation

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations

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File a Non-Profit Corporation in Connecticut

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Reasons to file an Connecticut Non profit Corporation:

  • A 501(c) organization, also known as a "non-profit", is an American tax-exempt non-profit organization.
  • There is a deduction, for federal income tax purposes, for some donors who make charitable contributions to most types of 501(c)(3) organizations.
  • There are 28 types of non-profit organizations that are exempt from some federal income taxes.
  • When becoming a non-profit, you first must become incorporated as one in your state. Then the corporation can apply for the tax exempt status.
  • To accept money or donations for a qualifying entity (such as churches, charities & civic leagues), a nonprofit entity should be filed.

Connecticut Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within Connecticut.
  • Generally filings are completed within 2 weeks* at the state level.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

Connecticut Professional Corporation

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If a corporation will be engaging in what your state might call professional services, then a "Professional Corporation" must be formed pursuant to certain statutory provisions. professional services according to most states usually consists of services like medical services, legal services, accounting and financial services etc.

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File a Professional Corporation in Connecticut

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Reasons to file an Connecticut Professional Corporation:

  • Professional corporations (abbreviated as PC or P.C.) are corporate entities that are required by licensing boards, for such professionals as attorneys, architects, engineers, public accountants and physicians.
  • Legal regulations applying to professional corporations typically differ in important ways from other corporations.
  • Professional corporations may exist as part of a larger, corporate entity. For example, a law firm or medical practice might be organized as a partnership of several or many professional corporations.

Connecticut Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within Connecticut.
  • Generally filings are completed within 2 weeks* at the state level.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

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State Information:

Connecticut isn't the biggest state, nor is it the most business friendly, with a flat corporate tax rate of 9%, Connecticut is one of the most expensive states to run a business. However, Connecticut has a very high median household income of nearly $69,000. That means that a business can do very well selling to the locals. Connecticut's colonial history also attracts plenty of tourists, which means business for the hospitality and retail industries. Click here to learn more about starting a business in Connecticut.

*State filing turn around times are subject to change without notice. Times listed on our site are accurate at the time of our last update.


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