Incorporate Vermont

Instructions on Vermont Incorporating

What will it cost to incorporate in Vermont?

The cost in-state fees to incorporate in Vermont is $125

What are the costs involved in forming a Vermont LLC?

$125 for a Vermont LLC.

Do I have to reserve my company name first?

No. There is no requirement to reserve a name before incorporating in Vermont. When starting a business in Vermont, though, the business name must be distinguishable from all other names on file. You can do a free business name search and see if your name is already being used or is currently available.

How long will it take to get my Vermont Incorporation or Vermont LLC processed?

The Vermont Secretary of State will take about 3-5 business days to process your articles of incorporation.

When we Incorporate your business in Vermont, our Vermont incorporation service includes:

  • Drafting custom articles for an LLC or Corporation.
  • The incorporator initial resolution, or Organizer if Vermont LLC.
  • Ratified corporate bylaws, or operating agreement if Vermont LLC.
  • The Vermont state incorporation filing fees.
  • Registered/resident agent service for Vermont.
  • Our fees are: $100 Vermont Incorporation service and $125 Vermont registered agent incorporation service.

All for a total of only $350 for a Vermont LLC or $350 for a Vermont Corporation.

A federal tax ID number can be obtained for another $50.

What am I going to be looking at for ongoing fees to Vermont?

The Vermont Secretary of State requires a Vermont annual report 2.5 months from the end of the fiscal year, usually March 15th, and they are continually due every year. The filing fee for Vermont corporations will be $45. The filing fee for LLCs will be $35.

What are the Vermont business taxes?

The Vermont Corporate net income tax rates are:
$0-10,000:   6%
$10,000-25,000:   7%
$25,000 + :   8.5%

The Vermont personal net income tax rates are:
$0-33,950:   3.55%
$33,950-82,250:   7%
$82,250-171,550:   8.25%
$171,550-372,950:   8.9%
$372,950 + :   9.4%