Vermont Nonprofit Compliance

Required annual filings

This guide covers the required filings to maintain a nonprofit corporation in Vermont. If you are looking to form nonprofit in Vermont, please visit our Start Your Vermont Nonprofit guide. The steps below apply to nonprofits that are both incorporated and foreign qualified in Vermont. Please note that this is a general list and may not be exhaustive or applicable to all nonprofits.

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1 File IRS Form 990
Agency:Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Instructions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
2 File Vermont Corporate Tax Exemption Renewals

Not required



There is no renewal requirement for Vermont tax exemption.

More information: Vermont Department of Taxes
3 File Vermont Sales Tax Exemption Renewals

Not required



There is no renewal requirement for Vermont tax exemption.

4 File Vermont Biennial Report
Agency:Vermont Secretary of State - Division of Corporations
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$20

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Law:

Vermont Statutes Title 11b § 16.22

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Penalties: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
5Maintain a Vermont Registered Agent

Maintain a registered agent that has a street address in Vermont. The registered agent is responsible for receiving legal documents such as service of process. Appointing a registered agent service is often preferable to listing an officer or director, as their information often changes. Consider using our registered agent service in Shelburne , VT to maintain compliance with the state requirement.


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