Nevada Corporation Formation
05 May, 2017
Whether you want to start a brand new business or incorporate an existing business, we recommend you to read this article to understand better the requirements on corporations and limited liability companies in Nevada.
The intended name must be unique and must not be similar to one which currently.
You are not required to use name endings such as "Inc." or "Incorporated" in Nevada. However, it's not allowed to use a name appearing to be that of a natural person and containing initials or a given name, unless used with and additional word such as "Inc.", "Ltd.", "Company", etc.
Furthermore, the name must not include restricted words such as "bank" or "trust" or "insurance".
The corporation must have at least one director.
The director must be at least 18 years old.
The director's names and address must be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.
The director is not required to reside in Nevada.
Articles of Incorporation
Articles of Incorporation is required to form a corporation in Nevada and it must include:
Stock, authorized shares and par value
Registered agent in Nevada – name and address (it must be a physical address, no post box). The registered agent must be always available during the normal business hours.
Other filings and requirements
Business license and Initial report – you'll be required to file an Initial list of Officers/Directors and Business License. The filing fee is currently $500 for the business license registration and $150 for the Initial List.
Please note that each state in the US has different requirements.
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