New Business Checklist

Step 1:
Type of Business
Step 2:
Business Description
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Nevada Locations
Step 4:
Employees
Step 5:
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Renew an Existing Nevada Business

To renew an existing business, please find your existing business by clicking here.

Foreign-Qualify a NON-Nevada Business

If your business was formed in another state, and you would like to “foreign qualify” your non-Nevada business. This cannot currently be done using SilverFlume. Please click the foreign entity type in the list below and follow the instructions to file it with the Nevada Secretary of State's Office.

Please note that you will must appoint a Registered Agent (also known as a Resident Agent) with a physical address in Nevada to serve as your "service of process" for your business in Nevada. Please view the requirements for a Registered Agent here.

The links below provide the PDF forms needed to create a foreign business entity.

 


What type of new domestic Nevada business would you like to set up? ?

Sole Proprietorship

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General Partnership

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Limited Liability Company

Is the entity claiming a 001-Government or 006-Insurance exemption from the state business license?
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NRS Ch 86

Corporation

Is the entity claiming a 001-Government or 006-Insurance exemption from the state business license?
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NRS Ch 78, NRS Ch 78B

Some types of business are not available for online filing yet. These types may be submitted via a paper filing from this EXTERNAL site: http://nvsos.gov/sos/businesses/start-a-business.

Note: If you are interested in setting up a Foreign (Non-Nevada) entity qualification, please visit the EXTERNAL web site at nvsos.gov to find your respective entity type. Foreign qualifications cannot be conducted online via SilverFlume at this time.

After the initial filing is completed, you may conduct other agency registrations from SilverFlume. ?



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Which industries apply to your business? Click the Search/Add button to add all applicable industries.

SilverFlume utilizes the North American Industry Code Classification system to help you identify and categorize the types of industry(s) in which your business participates. This enables diverse State, regulatory and local governmental agencies to determine related requirements for your business in the one-stop shop.

If you cannot locate your industry, you may wish to search for your industry at EXTERNAL web site for the U.S. Department of Commerce site and then return to SilverFlume to enter that information. If you cannot find your industry code at the EXTERNAL Commerce site, email naics@census.gov or call 1-888-75NAICS. ?

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Please select the county(s) where you intend to have physical locations, such as offices/branches/brick-and-mortar stores, and/or you intend to conduct sales or services. ?

Based on the jurisdiction(s) you select, you may need local business license(s) in addition to the State Business License?

**Ensure that local zoning codes can accommodate and license your type of business at the desired location(s). Use the Help me locate my jurisdiction button below to check the jurisdiction for your desired physical location address.** ?

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Carson City  Churchill County  Clark County 
     Boulder City
     City of Henderson
     City of Las Vegas
     City of Mesquite
     City of North Las Vegas
     Unincorporated Clark County
Douglas County  Elko County  Esmeralda County 
     City of Elko
Eureka County  Humboldt County  Lander County 
Lincoln County  Lyon County  Mineral County 
     City of Fernley
Nye County  Pershing County  Storey County 
     Town of Pahrump
     Town of Tonopah
Washoe County  White Pine County 
     City of Reno
     City of Sparks
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Do you plan to have employees in Nevada? ?

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Do you plan to sell tangible personal property (i.e. materials goods) in Nevada? If you click 'Yes', you will be asked to register for a Sales & Use Tax permit.

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Does your business plan to purchase tangible personal property for storage, use or other consumption in Nevada that is not for resale purposes'?

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