Each state has different requirements for forming a corporation. Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you’ll want to understand state requirements for Nebraska incorporation.
The name must contain the word "Corporation," "Company," "Incorporated," "Limited" or the abbreviation "Corp.," "Inc.," "Co." or "Ltd." It must be distinguishable from the name of a corporation incorporated or authorized to transact business in the state, a corporate name reserved or registered, the fictitious name of a foreign corporation, the corporate name of a not-for-profit corporation incorporated in or authorized to transact business in this state, a trade name registered in the state, the trade name of domestic or foreign corporations entitled to do business in the state, or a name that is reserved or registered. However, the similar name may be registered if the corporation affected consents in writing or by court decree.
The following are Nebraska’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in Nebraska is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Nebraska's requirements include:
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the incorporation in a local newspaper or an initial report filing. Nebraska requires the following:
Nebraska allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional corporation (PC).
After forming a corporation, you must undertake certain steps on an ongoing basis to keep your business in compliance. These steps are also important in preserving the limited liability a corporation provides its owners. This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for Nebraska corporations.
Nebraska corporations must keep the following items with their corporate records at the principal business location:
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Nebraska corporations:
Business licenses and/or permits are required for most businesses. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.
Nebraska recognizes the federal S corporation election and does not require a state-level S corporation election.
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.
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