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While there are many similarities in LLC (Limited Liability Company) rules among the states, each state has its own requirements—and Vermont is no exception. Learning the rules will have you as you begin the formation process.
The LLC's name must end with one of the following: Limited Liability Company, Limited Company, Ltd. Co. LC, LLC, or L.L.C. (Additional requirements apply to Professional and Low-Profit LLCs.) An LLC name must not contain "Cooperative or Coop. The name may not contain language stating or implying the LLC is organized for purposes other than those permitted by state law. It must be distinguishable from, and not the same as, deceptively similar to, or likely to be confused with or mistaken for any other entity name in use, registered or reserved.
The following are Vermont’s requirements for the members and managers of LLCs:
You form a Vermont LLC by filing Articles of Organization and paying the required fee. The following information is required on the Articles of Organization:
Each LLC must appoint, and continuously maintain, a Registered Agent in Vermont. The Registered Agent’s name, street address, mailing address and email address must be listed in the Articles. The street address must be the physical location at where the Registered Agent is normally found during regular business hours. A post office box is not acceptable.
Vermont allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys, and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC). Additional requirements are imposed on members of a PLLC.
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