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File your LLC's Articles of Organization in Connecticut using SunDoc Filings. We make daily trips to the Secretary of State office. Unlike other filing services, we handle all filings on an expedited basis. We never mail in your documents and we always have a live voice to help. We offer secure, hand-delivery to the Secretary of State; we do not mail in your filings. Let SunDoc Filings’ experience and knowledge work for you.
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Your filing is now on its way! If we receive your Connecticut LLC's Articles of Organization by noon M-F, your filing will be submitted the same day it was received. The date submitted will become the file date of your new entity. The Secretary of State office will take at a few weeks to process routine orders. Keep in mind that if you mail the document to the state yourself, like many filing services do, you will have to wait SEVERAL MONTHS. When the state is approves your document, they will issue a state entity number and a certified copy We will immediately fax or email the filed document to you. We will return the certified copy via regular mail. FedEx is available for an additional fee.
Your Post-Filing Responsibilities
File a Statement of Information: After the Articles of Organization are filed, the Secretary of State requires that you file a Statement of Information. The Statement of Information, includes the business and mailing address of the entity, the names and addresses of the members, the agent for service of process, and a brief description of the business. When we send you the certified (filed) copy of the Articles of Organization, we will include a Statement of Information form. Add this to your order if you would like us to file it for you.
Employer Identification Number: If you would like, we can obtain your EIN for your new Connecticut LLC. Simply add it to your order or fill out our online EIN order form and we will obtain the EIN within 24-48 hours.
Connecticut LLC Kit: Our LLC Kits include a custom binder, 20 customized membership certificates, printed minutes, operating agreement, LLC seal embosser, and FedEx 2nd Day shipping. You can order the Connecticut LLC kit at the time of filing or if you prefer, you can place the order individually at our Corporate/LLC Kit order page.
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Connecticut LLC Formation Guidelines
Limited Liability Company Name
A limited liability company name must contain the must contain the words “Limited Liability Company” or the abbreviations “L.L.C.” or “LLC”. The word “Limited” may be abbreviated as “Ltd.” and the word “Company” may be abbreviated as “Co.” The name must "be such as to distinguish it upon the records" of the Secretary of State from the name of any domestic or foreign corporation, limited partnership, or limited liability company or a reserved or registered name. An available name may be reserved for a 120-day period.
The limited liability company can be formed by any one (1)or more persons.
Record Keeping of Organizers
The organizers shall prepare a writing to be held with the records of the limited liability company setting forth: (1) the name and residence address of each person who has become an initial member of the limited liability company; the limited liability company need only have one member, and (2) if the articles of organization provide that the management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers, the name and residence address of each initial manager. The organizer or organizers shall have no obligation to make filings with the secretary of the state identifying the members or any managers, but the limited liability company shall maintain a record of the members and any managers.
The limited liability company can be formed with one (1) or more members.
The duration may be perpetual
Within the articles of organization the nature of the business to be transacted or the purposes to be promoted or carried out must be set forth. It is sufficient to state, either alone or with other business or purposes, that the purpose of the limited liability company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be formed under the Act, and by such statement all lawful acts and activities shall be within the purposes of the limited liability company, except for express limitations, if any.
Registered or Statutory Agent for Service
The limited liability company must maintain a statutory agent and office to receive service of process in Connecticut.
Submit to the Secretary of State one (1) executed original of the Articles of Organization. Please note the Statutory Agent must execute his acceptance of appointment on the Articles of Organization.
A limited liability company (LLC), including a single member limited liability company (SMLLC), is another entity created under state law with a legal existence separate and apart from its members. If you intend to form an LLC or if your out-of-state LLC intends to transact business in Connecticut, you should contact the Connecticut Office of the Secretary of the State. The Connecticut tax treatment of an SMLLC and of an LLC with two or more members is the same as its federal taxtreatment. Thus, an SMLLC is disregarded as an entity separate from its owner for Connecticut income tax purposes, in which case it is treated as a sole proprietorship, branch, or division of the owner if it is so disregarded for federal income tax purposes. Otherwise, an SMLLC is treated as a C corporation for Connecticut corporation business tax purposes if it is classified as such for federal income tax purposes. Similarly, an LLC with two members or more will be treated as a partnership for Connecticut income tax purposes if it is classified as such for federal income tax purposes. Otherwise, an LLC with two members or more is treated as a C corporation for Connecticut corporation business tax purposes if it is classified as such for federal income tax purposes. LLCs treated as partnerships for federal income tax purposes and with income, gain, loss, or deductions derived from or connected with Connecticut sources during the year, must file Form CT-1065/CT-1120SI. LLCs may, in some circumstances, be required to make composite income tax payments on behalf of their members who or which are either nonresident noncorporate members or pass-through entities.
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