Who can sign for a business?

1. The following chart shows the person who is authorized to sign on the behalf a business entity or trade name (DBA) - as appearing in the records of this office prior to the submission of the record to be filed.

2. If the person indicated below happens to be a business entity, then the authorizer must be an individual authorized to sign for that business entity as indicated below.

            Officer

Director

-

Manager

Owner

-

Shareholder,

Member, or 

Partner

Authorized AgentReference

 Profit Corporation

X

X

    11A V.S.A.
§ 1.20(f)

Nonprofit Corporation

X

X

   

11B V.S.A. 
§ 1.20(e)

Cooperative Corporation

X

X

   

11A V.S.A. 
§ 1.20(f)

or 11B V.S.A. 
§ 1.20(e)

Mutual Benefit Enterprise

(MBE or LCA)

 

 X

  X

11C V.S.A.

§ 201

Limited Liability Company
(LLC, PLC, or L3C)
   X X

X

11 V.S.A.

§ 4025

General Partnership  

 

X  

11 V.S.A.

§ 3205

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)  

 

X  

11 V.S.A.

§ 3205

Limited Partnership (LP)  

 

X

(General Partners Only)

 

11 V.S.A.

§§ 32053502

 

Trade Name (DBA)  

 

X  

11 V.S.A.

§§ 1621, 1623

This page was last updated: 2017-03-10