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INCORPORATE IN CONNECTICUT
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Connecticut. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Connecticut, and will clear up to 3 potential names for you to select from. Once this is completed, we will prepare and file your articles of incorporation with the Connecticut state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "company,"or "incorporated," or the abbreviation "corp.," "co.," or "inc."

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names contain the words Limited Liability Company or the abbreviation L. L. C., or LLC. The word Limited may be abbreviated as Ltd. and the word Company may be abbreviated as "Co." The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to the corporate name of a domestic corporation or a foreign qualified corporation.
Director / Member Information:
  • Minimum Number of Directors: 1
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in the state of Connecticut.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION BUSINESS TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF TAX & ESTIMATED TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Revenue Services sends forms to address corporation provides.
DUE DATE April 1st/1st day of 4th month following close of the corporation's fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Commissioner of Revenue
Services, Dept. Of Revenue Svcs.
25 Sigourney Street
P.O. Box 2967
Hartford, CT 06104-2967
(203) 566-8520
TAX RATE/FEES Privilege tax of net income tax plus added capital stock tax; min. tax $250. Net income tax eff for income yrs. starting before 1-1-95 is 11.5% of net income from in-state business; eff for income yrs. starting in 1-1-95C12-31-95, 11.25%; eff for income yrs. starting in 1-1-96C12-31-96, 10.75%; eff for income yrs. starting in 1-1-97C12-31-97, 10.5%; eff for income yrs. starting in 1-1-98C12-31-98, 9.5%; eff for income yrs. starting in 1-1-99C12-31-99, 8.5%; eff for income yrs. starting after 12-31-99, 7.5%. Added capital stock tax is the excess of 3.1 mills per $1 of capital stock and surplus reserves less deficits and private corp. stock holdings, over net income tax; max. tax, $1 million. Estimated tax due - if tax to be over $1,000 for last yr. or current yr. Report, pay in installments - by 3/15, 30% of tax (or 60% of last yr's amount) must be paid; 6/15, 70%; 9/15, 80%; 12/15, 100%. For income yrs. starting before 1-1-96, the installments paid must be at least 90% of current yr. tax; for income yr. starting in 1996, the installments paid must be lesser of 90% of current yr. tax or 200% of prior yr's tax;For income yr. starting in 1997, the installments paid must be lesser of 90% of current yr. tax or 175% of prior yr's tax; for 1998, lesser of 90% of current yr. tax or 150% of prior yr's tax; for 1999, lesser of 90% of current yr. tax or 125% of prior yr's tax; for 2000 and later, lesser of 90% of current yr. tax or 100% of prior yr's tax.

TAX ANNUAL REPORT & FOREIGN LICENSE FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the mailing address of the corporation as it appears in the last report.
DUE DATE Last business day of Anniversary Month of incorporation/ qualification
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Commercial Recording Division
30 Trinity St.
Hartford, CT 06115
(203) 566-3216
TAX RATE/FEES Filing fee for a Domestic Annual Report is $75.00. The combined Foreign Annual Report fee, which includes the $225.00 Annual License Fee, is $300.00.

TAX ANNUAL REPORT FOR DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the mailing address of the corporation as it appears in the last report.
DUE DATE Last business day of Anniversary Month of formation/registration
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Commercial Recording Division
30 Trinity St.
Hartford, CT 06115
(203) 566-3216
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $10

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State Fees:
Corporation: $380.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$165.00
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