Setting up a small business is not difficult, but the path is riddled with bad advice and horror stories. Below is some information about the agencies needed to set up a small business in Henderson. All of the agencies, except City of Henderson, offer online services. The agencies are in the order they should be visited.
Nevada Secretary of State: to set up a Corporation. Fees start at $75 to file the Articles of Incorporation (for a Limited Liability Company) and $125 for the annual list of managers and members; or $200 initially and $125 a year for the annual list.
IRS: to request an employment identification number (EIN). The IRS website has information about whether an individual or corporation will need a EIN or whether reporting may be done under a social security number.
State of Nevada: to apply for a State Business License and Sales Tax Permit. Fees are $200 annually for the business license, $15 annually for the sales tax permit. A sales tax deposit based on sales is required initially, a minimum of $100. This is at least $315 initially, and $215 annually to maintain the license.
City of Henderson: to apply for a Henderson Business License. An application can be requested by calling the City of Henderson. The application fee is $25. The biannual license fee based on sales, a minimum of $25. Additionally, small businesses based out of the home must apply for a home occupation permit; the application fee is $15. This is at least $65 initially, and at least $50 annually to maintain the license.
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