Form an LLC in Nevada

Form an LLC in Nevada

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Packages start at $79 (plus state fees)

Form your Nevada Limited Liability Company today. You can prepare your Nevada Limited Liability Company through our online ordering system.  Or, if you have completed LLC documents, you may upload them from the order page.  

 

For already prepared documents, skip to step 3

 
Step 1: Check name availability

Choose three corporate names in order of preference and we will check which name is available

Step 2: Prepare or Upload your Limited Liability Company

Our online form will walk you through all required information

Step 3: Specify Service Level and Service Options

Select the appropriate filing package or choose from the a la carte options

 

***Assembly Bill 123 - Effective October 1, 2017: Each new business entity subject to Title 7 of the Nevada Revised Statutes shall file an initial list at the time of filing its organizational documents. Note: Additional state and service fees will apply. 

 

 

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Your filing is now on its way! If we receive your Nevada LLC's Articles of Organization by 3 p.m. M-F, your filing will be submitted the same day it was received. The date submitted will become the file date of your new entity. The Secretary of State office will take a few weeks to process routine orders. Keep in mind that if you mail the document to the state yourself, like many filing services do, you will have to wait much longer. When the state approves your document, they will issue a state entity number and a certified copy. We will immediately fax or email the filed document to you and return the certified copy via regular mail. FedEx is available for an additional fee.

 

Your Post-Filing Responsibilities

File a Statement of Information: After the Articles of Organization are filed, the Secretary of State requires that you file a Statement of Information. The Statement of Information, includes the business and mailing address of the entity, the names and addresses of the members, the agent for service of process, and a brief description of the business.  We can file this for you; simply add it to your order.

Employer Identification Number: If you would like, we can obtain your EIN for your new Nevada LLC. Simply add it to your order or fill out our online EIN order form and we will obtain the EIN within 24-48 hours.

Nevada LLC Kit: Our LLC Kits include a custom binder, 20 customized membership certificates, printed minutes, operating agreement, LLC seal embosser, and FedEx 2nd Day shipping. You can order the Nevada LLC kit at the time of filing or if you prefer, you can place the order individually at our Corporate/LLC Kit order page.

 

 

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Nevada LLC Formation Guidelines

 

Name

The name of the Limited Liability Company must contain the words  “Limited Liability Company,” “Limited Company,” or “Limited,” or the abbreviations “Ltd.,” “L.L.C.,” “L.C.,” “LLC”, or “LC.” The word “Company” may be abbreviated as “Co.”. Unless otherwise authorized, the name proposed for a limited-liability company must be distinguishable on the records of the Secretary of State from the names of all other entities formed, organized, registered or qualified that are on file in the Office of the Secretary of State and all names that are reserved in the Office of the Secretary of State. See NRS section 86.171 for further restrictions on types of businesses requiring state board certification. An available name may be reserved for a 90-day period.

 

Organizers / Members

The limited liability company can be formed by any one or more persons and can be formed with one or more members.

 

Duration

The period of its duration of the limited liability company, unless otherwise provide in the articles of organization or operating agreement, shall be perpetual.

 

Purpose

A limited-liability company may be organized under the laws of Nevada for any lawful purpose; however, a limited-liability company may not be organized for the purpose of insurance unless approved to do so by the Commissioner of Insurance.

 

Record Keeping Requirements

The limited liability company must maintain an office, which may be but need not be a place of its business in Nevada or its registered office, where its records will be kept. We cannot provide this office. In lieu of keeping the required records at an office in this State, the limited-liability company may keep a statement with the registered agent setting out the name of the custodian of the information required and the present and complete address, including street and number, if any, where the information is kept.

 

Agent for Service of Process

The limited liability company must maintain an agent and office to receive service of process in Nevada.

 

Filing Procedures

Submit to the Secretary of State: One (1) executed Articles of Organization; One (1) executed Certificate of Acceptance of Appointment by Registered Agent. The Secretary of State shall issue to the company a certificate that the articles, containing the required statement of facts, have been filed.

 

Ongoing Requirements

There is a annual Statement of Members that must be received by the state of Nevada by the anniversary month.

 

 

 

Nevada LLC Frequently Asked Questions

 

 
What are the key advantages to Nevada as your home state?
 
Nevada Advantages for Corporations and LLCs
·         No LLC or corporate Income Tax
·         No Franchise Tax
·         No Personal Income Tax
·         No IRS Information Sharing Agreement
·         Nominal Annual Fees
·         Minimal Reporting and Disclosure Requirements
·         Stockholders are not Public Record.
·         Stockholders, directors and officers need not live or hold meetings in Nevada, or even be U.S. Citizens.
·         Directors need not be Stockholders
·         Officers and directors of a Nevada LLC can be protected from personal liability for lawful acts of the LLC.
·         Nevada corporations may purchase, hold, sell or transfer shares of its own stock.
·         Nevada corporations may issue stock for capital, services, personal property, or real estate, including leases and options. The directors may determine the       value of any of these transactions, and their decision is final.

Questions about LLC Formation Guidelines?

How many members and managers are required in Nevada?
At least one member is required in Nevada.  
 What is a Registered Agent?
 A Registered Agent is an individual or a business designated to receive service of process (SOP) in the event a corporation is party to a lawsuit. For example, if your corporation is ever involved in a lawsuit, the plaintiff’s attorney and or the court will serve your corporation via a process server to inform you of the suit. State filing agencies require that a corporation designate a Registered Agent to receive the legal document from the process server. The Registered Agent must maintain a physical address (no P.O. Boxes or PMB’s) in the states of the corporations they represent. The Registered Agent is also required to be available at the physical address Monday through Friday during normal business hours to accept service of process. The name and address of the Registered Agent is a matter of public record.
Can SunDoc Filings help me obtain a Registered Agent?
Yes we can. SunDoc Filings helps companies fufill the Registered Agent requirement for a small annual fee. SunDoc Filings will appoint a Registered Agent to act on your company’s behalf and forward all service of process to you immediately. We provide this service in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. More information
What are operating agreements and how do I obtain or prepare them?
A corporation's bylaws are the company's rules and regulations. For a Limited Liability Company, they are called an operating agreement. Sample bylaws are provided when you order a corporate or LLC kit. Companies do not file the bylaws or operating agreements with the Secretary of State. Instead, bylaws or operating agreements are kept with internal company records.

Questions about Incorporating?

How do I form an LLC in Nevada?
To form an LLC, a prospective company must prepare and file Articles of Organization with the state authorities. You must also pay filing fees and any applicable initial franchise taxes or other fees. The information required for Filing Articles of Organization varies by state and type of business. If you want to form your LLC through SunDoc Filings, just complete our order form online and we will prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation.  
Do I need an attorney to form an LLC in Nevada?
No. You can prepare and file the Articles of Organization yourself, but you should understand the requirements of your intended home state. If you are unsure if a business entity will benefit your business, or what business type you should form, you should consult an attorney or accountant.
In what state is it best for me to form an LLC?
Your home state is not always the best choice.  Some states offer better tax benefits than others, but keep in mind that legal matters must be settled in your state of incorporation.  Once again, if you are not sure, contact an attorney or CPA for advice.
Should I form an LLC or a Corporation in Nevada?
Corporations and LLCs are both excellent choices for business owners looking to minimize their personal liability and build credibility. Each entity offers distinctly different tax and business advantages and choosing the right one should be determined by your specific business needs. Your industry may also dictate the type of entity that can be formed. Contact a CPA or attorney for professional advice.
Corporations offer personal liability protection, tax savings and increased opportunities for raising capital. Corporations are required to perform certain duties such as holding annual meetings and keeping detailed corporate records (minutes). Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) offer the same personal liability protection as corporations, but with fewer requirements. LLCs also offer great tax flexibility. Members can choose to be taxed as either a traditional corporation or as a "pass-through" entity.
Do I need to file a DBA (assumed name) in Nevada?
Depending on your type of business entity, it may be required or recommended to file a DBA. A DBA (Doing Business As) or assumed name is the legal term for registering your business name. In some jurisdictions it is called a fictitious owner affidavit or fictitious business name. Its purpose is to prevent confusion and fraud in the marketplace. Because real names and addresses are required on the application, creditors and other interested parties can connect a business name to the actual owner of the business by looking up its DBA. Filing a DBA protects the public from fraudulent use of a name by preventing someone from hiding behind a business name. It also protects the registered business from others who might try to impersonate them by doing business under that name. A sole proprietorship is not always required to file for a DBA since an owner can operate under their actual name. However, this may cause difficulties when taxes are calculated because it can be hard to tell when a purchase was for the business and when it was for personal use. For accounting reasons, filing a DBA is recommended. Having a legal DBA name on file also means bank accounts and credit can be opened in that name. Simple partnerships have the same requirements as sole proprietorships and a DBA is not required if the business operates under the partners’ true names. A limited partnership does have to file for a DBA at the Secretary of State’s Office as part of the paperwork necessary to create a limited partnership. Other business structures – C Corp, S Corp, LLC – have name registration built into the formal process of the entity creation. The formal name in these cases will include Inc. or LLC or Corp. as part of the name to identify the type of business to the public. The local government authority (usually at the county level) will accept and register a DBA name. Although the requirements vary by jurisdiction, in general the owner or authorized representative personally fills out a form at the county treasurer's office. Other county departments that accept DBA applications are the County Register of Deeds or the Secretary of State.