2015 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 76 - State Business Licenses
NRS 76.100 - State business license required; application and fee for license; activities constituting conduct of business. [Effective through June 30, 2015.]

NV Rev Stat § 76.100 (2015) What's This?

1. A person shall not conduct a business in this State unless and until the person obtains a state business license issued by the Secretary of State. If the person is:

(a) An entity required to file an initial or annual list with the Secretary of State pursuant to this title, the person must obtain the state business license at the time of filing the initial or annual list.

(b) Not an entity required to file an initial or annual list with the Secretary of State pursuant to this title, the person must obtain the state business license before conducting a business in this State.

2. An application for a state business license must:

(a) Be made upon a form prescribed by the Secretary of State;

(b) Set forth the name under which the applicant transacts or intends to transact business, or if the applicant is an entity organized pursuant to this title and on file with the Secretary of State, the exact name on file with the Secretary of State, the entity number as assigned by the Secretary of State, if known, and the location in this State of the place or places of business;

(c) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $200; and

(d) Include any other information that the Secretary of State deems necessary.

↪ If § 3. The application must be signed pursuant to NRS 239.330 by:

(a) The owner of a business that is owned by a natural person.

(b) A member or partner of an association or partnership.

(c) A general partner of a limited partnership.

(d) A managing partner of a limited-liability partnership.

(e) A manager or managing member of a limited-liability company.

(f) An officer of a corporation or some other person specifically authorized by the corporation to sign the application.

4. If the application for a state business license is defective in any respect or the fee required by this section is not paid, the Secretary of State may return the application for correction or payment.

5. The state business license required to be obtained pursuant to this section is in addition to any license to conduct business that must be obtained from the local jurisdiction in which the business is being conducted.

6. For the purposes of this chapter, a person shall be deemed to conduct a business in this State if a business for which the person is responsible:

(a) Is organized pursuant to this title, other than a business organized pursuant to:

(1) Chapter 82 or 84 of NRS; or

(2) Chapter 81 of NRS if the business is a nonprofit religious, charitable, fraternal or other organization that qualifies as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 501(c).

(b) Has an office or other base of operations in this State;

(c) Has a registered agent in this State; or

(d) Pays wages or other remuneration to a natural person who performs in this State any of the duties for which he or she is paid.

7. As used in this section, “registered agent” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 77.230.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 2029; A 2011, 2768, 2897; 2013, 3426)

NRS 76.100 State business license required; application and fee for license; activities constituting conduct of business. [Effective July 1, 2015.]

1. A person shall not conduct a business in this State unless and until the person obtains a state business license issued by the Secretary of State. If the person is:

(a) An entity required to file an initial or annual list with the Secretary of State pursuant to this title, the person must obtain the state business license at the time of filing the initial or annual list.

(b) Not an entity required to file an initial or annual list with the Secretary of State pursuant to this title, the person must obtain the state business license before conducting a business in this State.

2. An application for a state business license must:

(a) Be made upon a form prescribed by the Secretary of State;

(b) Set forth the name under which the applicant transacts or intends to transact business, or if the applicant is an entity organized pursuant to this title and on file with the Secretary of State, the exact name on file with the Secretary of State, the entity number as assigned by the Secretary of State, if known, and the location in this State of the place or places of business;

(c) Be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $100; and

(d) Include any other information that the Secretary of State deems necessary.

↪ If § 3. The application must be signed pursuant to NRS 239.330 by:

(a) The owner of a business that is owned by a natural person.

(b) A member or partner of an association or partnership.

(c) A general partner of a limited partnership.

(d) A managing partner of a limited-liability partnership.

(e) A manager or managing member of a limited-liability company.

(f) An officer of a corporation or some other person specifically authorized by the corporation to sign the application.

4. If the application for a state business license is defective in any respect or the fee required by this section is not paid, the Secretary of State may return the application for correction or payment.

5. The state business license required to be obtained pursuant to this section is in addition to any license to conduct business that must be obtained from the local jurisdiction in which the business is being conducted.

6. For the purposes of this chapter, a person shall be deemed to conduct a business in this State if a business for which the person is responsible:

(a) Is organized pursuant to this title, other than a business organized pursuant to:

(1) Chapter 82 or 84 of NRS; or

(2) Chapter 81 of NRS if the business is a nonprofit religious, charitable, fraternal or other organization that qualifies as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 501(c).

(b) Has an office or other base of operations in this State;

(c) Has a registered agent in this State; or

(d) Pays wages or other remuneration to a natural person who performs in this State any of the duties for which he or she is paid.

7. As used in this section, “registered agent” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 77.230.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 2029; A 2009, 2408; 2011, 2768, 2897; 2013, 3426, effective July 1, 2015)

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