Connecticut LLC and Connecticut Corporation
Filed with the Connecticut Secretary of State
Connecticut Corporation Names
The Connecticut Corporation name must include the word or an abbreviation of a word that indicates that the named entity is a corporation. Examples of a corporate name ending include “Incorporated,” “Corporation,” “Company” or “Limited.” The name cannot state or imply that the corporation is formed for a purpose other than what is permitted in the articles of incorporation. Also, the name cannot be the same or deceptively similar to any active domestic or foreign corporation or LLC filed with the state.
Connecticut Limited Liability Company (LLC) Names
The Connecticut Limited Liability Company (Alaska LLC) must use the term “Limited Liability Company”, “LLC” or “L.L.C.” The word “Limited” may be abbreviated as “Ltd.” Moreover, the word “Company” as “Co.” The name cannot state or imply that the LLC is formed for a purpose other than what is permitted in the articles of organization. Also, the name cannot be the same or deceptively similar to any active domestic or foreign corporation or LLC filed with the state.
A corporation must maintain a registered agent at all times to accept any important service of process from the state. The registered agent must be located and available during regular business hours at a legal address within the state. Connecticut prohibits the use of a P.O. Box as your registered agent’s address.
- Minimum Number – One or more.
- State Residence Requirements – None.
- Age Requirements – Directors must be a natural person at least 19 years of age.
- Directors are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.
Officers are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.
The number of shares that the corporation is authorized to issue must be listed on the certificate.
The certificate of incorporation, bylaws, and certain resolutions adopted by the board of directors, minutes of all shareholders’ meetings, records of all action taken by shareholders without a meeting for the past three years, names and addresses of current directors and officers, and the most recent annual report must be kept at the principal office of the corporation.