2015 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 76 - State Business Licenses
NRS 76.020 - “Business” defined.

NV Rev Stat § 76.020 (2015) What's This?

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, “business” means:

(a) Any person, except a natural person, that performs a service or engages in a trade for profit;

(b) Any natural person who performs a service or engages in a trade for profit if the person is required to file with the Internal Revenue Service a Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business Form, or its equivalent or successor form, a Schedule E (Form 1040), Supplemental Income and Loss Form, or its equivalent or successor form, or a Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming Form, or its equivalent or successor form, for that activity; or

(c) Any entity organized pursuant to this title, including, without limitation, those entities required to file with the Secretary of State, whether or not the entity performs a service or engages in a business for profit.

2. The term does not include:

(a) A governmental entity.

(b) A nonprofit religious, charitable, fraternal or other organization that qualifies as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 501(c).

(c) A person who operates a business from his or her home and whose net earnings from that business are not more than 66 2/3 percent of the average annual wage, as computed for the preceding calendar year pursuant to chapter 612 of NRS and rounded to the nearest hundred dollars.

(d) A natural person whose sole business is the rental of four or fewer dwelling units to others.

(e) A business whose primary purpose is to create or produce motion pictures. As used in this paragraph, “motion pictures” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 231.020.

(f) A business organized pursuant to chapter 82 or 84 of NRS.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 2028)

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