Connecticut LLC Formation

If you want to form a business entity that earns a profit, but limits taxes and personal liability, you may want to consider forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC). LLCs also have the same powers afforded to a corporation. Forming an LLC in Connecticut is easy, fast, and affordable.

Connecticut LLC Costs
TotalLegal Fee $99
Connecticut Filing Fee $120
Total $219

Naming the LLC

The name of the limited liability company must contain a business designator such as Limited Liability Company, LLC, or L.L.C.

Required Information

You will need to provide the name of your LLC, the business address, the Registered Agent's name and physical address, and the name of the member(s) (the owners of the LLC).

Steps to Forming a Connecticut LLC

  1. Complete the TotalLegal online interview.
  2. TotalLegal performs an LLC name availability search.
  3. TotalLegal will file your LLC with the Connecticut Secretary of State.

Registered Agent Acceptance

Once the LLC is filed with the Connecticut Secretary of State's office, the Secretary of State will send an email to the Registered Agent requesting the Registered Agent to accept appointment as the Registered Agent. The Registered Agent must respond to the email within 48 hours, or the LLC will be rejection and must be refiled.

When approved, TotalLegal will upload your Articles of Organization to your account, and send you an email letting you know you are approved to do business in Connecticut.

Connecticut LLC Advantages

  • Connecticut LLCs are usually approved in 3-5 business days.

Maintaining a Connecticut LLC

It's not hard at all. Each Connecticut LLC is required to file an annual report. The annual report is due at the end of the month, in the month your LLC was formed. The Connecticut annual report fee is only $20 and can only be filed online.

Making Changes to Your LLC

Amendment forms are available for download on the Connecticut Secretary of State's website. The fee for a Certificate of Amendment is $120. You can change a member online, with a filig fee of $20. Changing your registered agent or your LLC's business address can be done online, with a filing fee of $50.

Why use TotalLegal?

TotalLegal provides your LLC with a free Operating Agreement. Since your approved LLC's Articles of Organization do not list the owners (members) of the LLC, having all of this information in your Operating Agreement will make opening a bank account for your LLC in Connecticut very easy.