Connecticut

Please refer to your local statutes for the most up-to-date requirements.

Articles of incorporation

Business entity search
 
http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/online?sn=PublicInquiry&eid=9740
Additional info
 
Fee: $50
Processing: 20 business days (estimate)
Signatures: No special requirements at this time

Corporate annual report

Notes
 
Nonprofit corporations are required to file an annual report. Failure to file an annual report will result in being dissolved by the state.
Business entity search
 
http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/online?sn=PublicInquiry&eid=9740
Form (e-file)
 
Link: http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/
Due: Within 30 days of incorporating with the state ; (then) Annually, on the incorporation anniversary
Fee: $50.00

Charity registration

Filing exemption available!
 
Rule: Gross receipts of less than $50,000.00
Not eligible if using a professional fundraiser.
Link: http://ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1654&q=459952
Due: Prior to soliciting funds
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge
Initial form (e-file)
 
Link: http://ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1654&q=459952
Due: Prior to soliciting funds (unless exempt from filing)
Fee: None, if filed online; otherwise $50.00
Renewal form (e-file)
 
Link: http://ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1654&q=459952
Due: Annually within 65 days of expiration (unless exempt from filing)
Fee: None, if filed online; otherwise $50.00

Income/franchise tax exemption

 
Notes
 
Nonprofit organizations in Connecticut are generally not required to pay corporate income tax.

Sales tax exemption

Notes
 
Sales tax exemption in Connecticut is not required, but is recommended. You will not be exempt from sales tax unless you file.
Initial form
 
Link: SN 95(10) - 1995 Legislative Changes Affecting Exempt Purchases by Exempt Organization
http://www.ct.gov/drs/cwp/view.asp?a=1514&q=268642
Due: n/a
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge
Required attachments:

  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • A completed copy of CERT-119
  • Thoroughly check form instructions for any additional required documents

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