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Searching for Business Records in Vermont

In the State of Vermont, the Vermont Secretary of State maintains a number of important business records that are matters of public record and can be accessed by anyone. Much of this information is available to be searched and reviewed over the internet. Here are some tips on how to access this information via the internet.

What Records Are Maintained by the Vermont Secretary of State?

In the State of Vermont, when a corporation or similar business entity is formed, it is required to file documentation with the Vermont Secretary of State. These business entities must also file periodic updates and notification of any changes. A great deal of information from these records may be reviewed online.

When searching the Vermont Secretary of State website for business entity information, it should be remembered that not all businesses located in Vermont are incorporated under the laws of the State of Vermont. Some businesses do not incorporate, and some businesses elect to incorporate in a different state to take advantage of that state’s laws.

Some businesses also register tradenames under which they do business, even if these names are not the official name of the business. These names can be registered with the Secretary of State. Additionally, some businesses may reserve a name under which to do business, even if the business is not yet actively doing business within the state.

How Can I Search for Records Maintained by the Vermont Secretary of State?

To search for business records online for the State of Vermont, begin at http://www.sec.state.vt.us/, the website of the Vermont Secretary of State. Then select the option marked “Corporations” on the left side of the screen. You will be taken to a page entitled “Corporations.”

To search for Vermont business entities, from the Corporations page, select the option “Search Corps Database” from the left side of the screen near the bottom of the page. This will take you to a page entitled “Corporation Browse Search,” where you may enter all or part of the business entity name for which you wish to search. Since precise spelling is important, you may wish only to enter the first few letters of the business name. This search will return all business names with those beginning letters, and decreases the chance of failing to locate the business in question due to a misspelling. Capitalization is unimportant.

After entering your search information, select the button marked “Retrieve Information.” This will take you to a page containing a list of search results that match your search criteria. The list will be divided by type of search result, under the headings “Corporation Records,” “Tradename Records,” “Limited Liability Companies,” “Partnerships,” “Reservation Records” and “Registration Records.” Clicking on any of these names will take you to a page dedicated to that business entity, providing additional information including the corporate status, file number, type, incorporation date, state of incorporation, month ending the fiscal year, registered agent, address. officers, and date of termination if any.

To search for individuals associated with Vermont businesses, from the Corporations page, select the option “Individual Person Search” from the left side of the screen near the bottom of the page. This will take you to a search page which includes windows to input the last and first name of the individual in question. It is sufficient to enter the last name only. Then select “Retrieve Information.” This will return a list of names matching the search terms. Select the name for which you wish to return additional information, and again select “Retrieve Information.” This will return a page dedicated to a business entity with which that individual is associated.

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