Vermont

Please refer to your local statutes for the most up-to-date requirements.

Articles of incorporation

Business entity search
 
https://www.vtsosonline.com/online/BusinessInquire/
Additional info
 
Fee: $125
Processing: 20 business days (estimate)
Signatures: Original signature required

Corporate annual report

Notes
 
Nonprofit corporations are required to file an annual report. Failure to file an annual report will result in being dissolved by the state.
Business entity search
 
https://www.vtsosonline.com/online/BusinessInquire/
Form (e-file)
 
Link: https://www.vtsosonline.com/online/content/Acknowledgement
Due: Biennially, by April 1
Fee: $20.00

Charity registration

 

Income/franchise tax exemption

More: <a href='http://www.state.vt.us/tax/pdf.word.excel/forms/business/2011/2011CO-411Instr.pdf' target='_blank'>http://www.state.vt.us/tax/pdf.word.excel/forms/business/2011/2011CO-411Instr.pdf</a>

Sales tax exemption

Tax department

Raffle (games of chance)

Notes
 
No permit required. The nonprofit must have been engaged in charitable activities for at least one year prior to the game of chance.
Filing information
 
Link: http://ago.vermont.gov/about-the-attorney-generals-office/divisions/criminal-justice/gambling/
Due: Before event
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge