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Connecticut Nonprofit

Forming Nonprofit in Connecticut

The Process

Connecticut nonprofits are formed by filing Certificate of Incorporation with Connecticut Secretary of the State. The entire filing process takes 1 business week, with expedited option available for extra fee, cutting the processing time to 1-2 business days, plus mailing time. To learn more about forming a nonprofit in Connecticut you can visit Connecticut State government website.

KEEP IN MIND: In Connecticut all corporations (for-profit and non-profit) are required to file Organization and First Report within 30 days of the filing. Don't worry - our service covers this filing requirement.

Name Identifiers and Abbreviations

The name of the Connecticut nonprofit must end with one of the following words/abbreviations:

  • Inc.
  • Corp.
  • Co.
  • Ltd.
  • Incorporated
  • Corporation
  • Company
  • Limited

Additional Filings

Depending on the nature of your activity some additional filings could be necessary to complete the proper set up of your nonprofit. Click on the items below to learn about each:

KEEP IN MIND: in order for your nonprofit to be exempt from State and Federal income and property taxes some additional filings might be necessary. Click to learn more about various aspects of filing and running a nonprofit.

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We will prepare and file your nonprofit application quickly and professionally with Connecticut Secretary of the State, as well as other state and federal authorities - all you need to do is complete our simple application below.

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