Nevada LLC Requirements

Each state has different requirements for forming a limited liability company (LLC). Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you'll want to understand the state requirements for LLC formation.

Cost to form a Nevada LLC

At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the Nevada state fees. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:

  • BizFilings’ package prices. BizFilings offers three incorporation service packages from which you can choose.
  • State fee for standard turn-around. Our pricing clearly shows the state fee to incorporate in Nevada with standard turn-around.
  • Expedited turn-around. You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
  • 48-hour turn-around. Nevada has a 48-hour filing option, which is outlined in our pricing.
  • Certified copy. Our pricing also clearly displays the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for issuing a Certified Copy of the Articles of Organization.

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Nevada LLC Name Requirement

The name of an LLC must end with "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company," "Limited," "LC," "Ltd. Co.," "Ltd.," "LLC," or "L.L.C." The name must not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of any corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company, foreign corporation, foreign limited partnership or foreign limited liability company. It must also not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name reserved for use of any other proposed LLC unless written consent of the person or other entity the name is reserved for is filed with the Articles of Organization. There are a number of words for which usage requires approval by the applicable state department or agency, such as (but not limited to) "Accountant," "Bank," "Brokerage," "Financial" and "Realtor."

Member/Manager information

The following are Nevada’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:

  • Minimum number. LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
  • Residence requirements. Nevada does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
  • Age requirements. Members/managers must be at least 18 years old.
  • Inclusion in the Articles of Organization. Member/Manager names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Organization.

Requirements for the Articles of Organization

The document required to form an LLC in Nevada is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Nevada's requirements include:

  • Registered agent. LLCs must list the name and address of a registered agent with a physical address (no post office boxes) in Nevada. The registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.
Nevada Registered Agent Service

Other filings required at time of incorporation

Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the LLC formation in a local newspaper or an initial report filing. Nevada requires the following:

  • Initial report and business license requirement. Nevada requires LLCs to file an Initial List of Members/Managers and Business License at the time of filing its Articles of Organization. The filing fee is $150 for the Initial List and $200 for the business license registration.

Professional services businesses

Nevada allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC).

After forming a limited liability company (LLC) , 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 an LLC provides its owner(s). This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for Nevada LLCs.

Nevada LLC taxes and fees

The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Nevada LLCs:

  • Annual report and business license requirement. Nevada requires LLCs to file an Annual List of Members/Managers and Business License. It is due by the last day of the month marking the LLC’s incorporation anniversary. The filing fee is $150 for the Annual List and $200 for the business license registration.
  • Taxes. For complete details on state taxes for Nevada LLCs, visit Business Owner's Toolkit or the State of Nevada .
  • Federal tax identification number (EIN). An EIN is required for LLCs that will have employees. Additionally, most banks require an EIN in order to open a business bank account.
  • State tax identification number. Nevada requires a state tax identification number.

Business licenses in Nevada

In addition to the business license registration required as part of the Initial List and Annual List filings, other business licenses and/or permits may be required. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.

Additional Nevada information

View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Nevada:

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