Business Statistics
 
Active Businesses as of December 14, 2018
Foreign Non-profit Corporations 796 Foreign Profit Corporations 10,166 Domestic Non-profit Corporations 7,769 Domestic Profit Corporations 11,549
Domestic LLC 29,945 Foreign LLC 6,502 Trade Names 27,940 Other Business Types 2,719
 
Total Filings for the Year 2018
Year 2018  Jan  Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Business Formations
Domestic LLC 581 462 506 449 500 431 412 462 366 450 352 147
Foreign LLC 94 77 85 94 81 99 84 106 118 113 92 33
Foreign Non-Profit Corporations 9 2 12 6 10 6 3 6 6 6 6 2
Foreign Profit Corporations 85 80 78 68 62 79 83 93 98 100 105 32
Domestic Non-Profit Corporations 39 32 33 46 32 37 26 53 28 41 25 12
Domestic Profit Corporations 48 29 30 38 35 43 28 27 27 34 40 14
Total
856 682 744 701 720 695 636 747 643 744 620 240
 
Figures are based on the calendar  year. (Jan to Dec)
General - most corporations fall into this category.
Professional - designed for professions that require a license,ie engineers, doctors, etc.
Close - limits the number of shareholders and often operates without aboard of directors.
Nonprofit - mutual and public benefit charitable organizations.
Foreign - corporations chartered in other states and doing business in Vermont.
Trade Names - small businesses, sole proprietors - often referred to as a dba.
Limited Liability Company (LLC) - has some privileges of a corporation, but is not a corporation.