Resources for Starting and Maintaining a Business in Nevada

At CorpNet our mission is to help you start your business and help you keep it in compliance. To assist you in your entrepreneurial journey, we’ve collected answers to the most frequently asked questions small business owners have about starting and maintaining a business in the state of Nevada.

Our goal is to provide you with a one-stop solution for all of your business, payroll tax registrations, and compliance filings. And if we can help you along the way, our team of entity filings and compliance experts is just a call away.

Quick Facts for Starting a Nevada Business

Expedited Services Available: Yes
New Business Publishing Required: No
Private Registration Available: Yes

Registered Agent Required: Yes
Annual Report Required: Yes
Franchise Tax Required: No

State Sales Tax: 6.85%
State Income Tax: 0.51%-.331%
Unemployment Insurance: 2.95%

DBAs do not require a registered agent.

Nevada Business Entity Options

Business Entity Type State Fees Applicable Form
All Businesses $500 Corporations
$200 All Others
Nevada State Business License
Limited Partnership (LP) $75 Certificate of Limited Partnership
Limited-Liability Partnership (LLP) $75 Certificate of Limited-Liability Partnership
Limited-Liability Limited Partnership (LLLP) $100 Certificate of Registration of Limited-Liability Limited Partnership
Limited-Liability Company (LLC) $75 Articles of Organization Limited-Liability Company
Professional Limited-Liability Company (PLLC) $75 Articles of Organization Professional Limited-Liability Company
Profit Corporation $75+ Articles of Incorporation Domestic Corporation
Professional Corporation $75+ Articles of Incorporation Professional Corporation
Close Corporation $75+ Articles of Incorporation Close Corporation
Nonprofit Corporation $50 Articles of Incorporation Nonprofit Corporation
Nonprofit Cooperative Corporation With or Without Stock (Corporation Sole) $50 Articles of Incorporation (Formation of Nonprofit Cooperative Corporation With or Without Stock)
Cooperative Association $50 Articles of Cooperative Association
Corporation Sole (Church or Religious Society) $50 Articles of Incorporation Corporation Sole
Foreign Limited Partnership (LP) $75 Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership
Foreign Limited-Liability Partnership (LLP) $75 Registration of Foreign Limited-Liability Partnership
Foreign Limited-Liability Limited Partnership (LLLP) $100 Registration of Foreign Limited-Liability Limited Partnership
Foreign Limited Liability Company (LLC) $75 Registration of Foreign Limited-Liability Company
Foreign Professional Limited-Liability Company $75 Registration of Foreign Professional Limited-Liability Company
Foreign Corporation $75+ Articles of Incorporation Foreign Corporation
Foreign Nonprofit Corporation $50 Articles of Incorporation Foreign Nonprofit Corporation

Not Sure Which Type of Business You Need?

Launch CorpNet’s Business Structure Wizard to get suggested entities based on your unique needs. It’s free and easy to use.

Key Nevada Government Resources

Nevada Secretary of State
101 N Carson Street
Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701

Nevada Department of Revenue
1550 College Parkway
Suite 115
Carson City, NV 89706

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Need a Small Business Compliance Checklist?

Business compliance can slip through the cracks! As your existing business evolves, you are required to file notify the state of any changes. Many business owners lose sight of these requirements and fail to realize they haven’t met compliance requirements.

Use our compliance checklist to determine which business filings you need to perform to manage this year’s activities and changes.

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