S-Corp Information – Connecticut

Address of state corporation department:
Connecticut Secretary of State
Corporation Division
30 Trinity Street
Hartford CT 06115-0470
Telephone: 860-509-6000
State web address: http://www.ct.gov
State law reference: General Statutes of Connecticut, Title 33, Chapter 601.
Title of filing: Certificate of Incorporation.
Filing Fees: $50.
Other fees: Initial franchise tax upon filing, minimum $150 for authorizing up to 20,000 shares. Filing fee for
Organization and First Report, $75.
Name reservation: Reservable for 120 days for a $30 fee. (Section 33-656).
Name requirements: Corporation, Incorporated, Company, Limited, Societa per Azioni, or abbreviation. (Section
33-655).
Incorporator requirements: One or more persons or entities. (Sections 33-635, 33-602(20)).
Corporate purpose requirements: General “all purpose” clause (see instructions). (Section 33-645).
Director requirements: One or more (may be nonresidents). (Sections 33-736, 33-737). But the shareholders
can agree that there will be no board of directors and the corporation will be managed by shareholders instead.
(Section 33-717).
Paid-in capital requirements: None.
Annual report requirement: Yes, to Secretary of State. (Section 33-953). $75 filing fee.
Publication requirements: None.
Other provisions: Organization and First Report due within 30 days of first organizational meeting. Registered
agent must sign Certificate of Incorporation. (Section 33-665).