Nevada Regulations

Nevada Legislative Website

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/law1.cfm

Other agencies and regulators you may need to visit with

Below are links to several agencies that can provide detailed information on state and federal regulations. For your convenience, we’ve also highlighted some of the most common regulations that business owners ask us about.

Employment Security Division
3697-D Kings Row
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: (775) 684-1914
Fax: (775) 684-1924
http://detr.state.nv.us/es/esd_employers.htm

Any business that employs one or more workers is an "employing unit" and must register with the Nevada Unemployment Compensation Program. Registration is made by submitting a Nevada Business Registration Form to the employment security division as soon as workers are hired.

Immigration & Naturalization Service
1351 Corporate Blvd.
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (800) 375-5283
3373 Pepper Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: (800) 375-5283
Forms Request Line 1-800-870-FORM
http://uscis.gov/graphics/index.htm

Every employer is required, within 72 hours of hiring a new employee, to maintain a completed, signed, witnessed, and dated I-9 Form for each employee.

Internal Revenue Service Employer Identification Number
675 W. Moana Lane
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: (800) 829-1040
http://www.irs.gov/

Every partnership or corporation must have an Employer Identification Number (EIN) to use as its taxpayer number. Sole proprietors must also have an EIN if they pay wages to one or more employees or if they are required to file any excise tax returns.

Nevada tax laws require all persons, firms, or businesses owning, renting, leasing, or controlling business personal property to file a Business Personal Property Declaration Form. Please contact your city or county government office for more information.

Internal Revenue Service
300 Booth Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (800) 829-1040
4750 W. Oakey Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: (800) 829-1040

To receive "Your Business Tax Kit", call 1-800-TAX-FORM

Every employee hired must complete a W-4 Form, so that the employer can withhold the proper amount of income tax from each paycheck. Any change in the employee's tax status requires a new form.

Nevada Department of Taxation
1550 College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 687-4820
Fax: (775) 687-5981
http://www.tax.state.nv.us

A business license is needed for each person, corporation, partnership, proprietorship, business association and any other similar organization that conducts an activity for profit, including an independent contractor or sole proprietor.

A trade show or convention held in this state in which a business previously described takes part, or in which a person who conducts such a business attends, for a purpose related to the conduct of the business also needs a business license. Detailed information on the business license application process and taxation rates may be obtained at http://www.tax.state.nv.us/

Secretary of State
Capital Building
101 N. Carson St., Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701

Phone: (775) 687-5203
Fax: (775) 687-3471
Document on demand directory: 1 (800) 583-9486
http://nvsos.gov/

Businesses interested in incorporating, along with non-Nevada businesses seeking permission to do business in Nevada, should register with the Secretary of State's Office. The Secretary of State's office handles commercial recordings (incorporation), securities, notaries, and election information.

Nevada tax laws require all persons, firms, or businesses owning, renting, leasing, or controlling business personal property to file a Business Personal Property Declaration Form. Please contact your city or county government office for more information. Worker's Compensation Insurance

State Labor Commission
1445 Hot Springs Road, Ste. 109
Carson City, NV 89710

Phone: (775) 687-4850
Fax: (775) 687-6409
http://www.laborcommissioner.com/

All employers must comply with Nevada's Labor Statutes and must post a sign explaining these laws at the place of business.

State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry, Division of Insurance
788 Fairview Drive #300
Carson City, NV 89702

Phone: (775) 687-4270
Fax: (775) 687-3937
http://doi.state.nv.us/

Every business that employs anyone must by law, obtain workers compensation insurance coverage unless that entity is certified by the Commissioner of Insurance as a self-insured employer.

State of Nevada Gaming Control Board
1919 E. College Pkwy
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 684-7700
Fax: (775) 687-5187
http://gaming.nv.gov/

To operate a liquor business, a State and local business license must be obtained, along with a liquor license from the applicable local jurisdiction. For gaming businesses, an application must be made with both the local jurisdiction and the state gaming control board. For help with any of these agencies please call our office 775 945 5896.