Nebraska LLC Biennial Report

Last updated on November 23, 2022

LLC formed in Nebraska needs to file a report with the state biennially. i.e., once every 2 years. Read about how to file this report.

File report online

Visit the official state government’s website to submit biennial report online.

Visit Nebraska official website
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What is an LLC?

Limited Liability Company

LLC is a business entity in the U.S that provides limited liability to its members. It has characteristics from both corporation and sole proprietorship. LLCs are permitted under State statutes of each US state.

Limited liability

Personal assets are protected for people with limited liability when they are sued.


A business entity that can issue shares and give limited liability to shareholders.


Owners of an LLC are referred to as members. They own membership interest in the LLC.

Sole proprietorship

Where an individual engages in business activity without formal organization.

Why file the report?

Nebraska LLC Biennial Report

Biennial report is used to keep an LLC’s contact information up-to-date and to keep your LLC in compliance and in good standing with the state. .

Filed once in 2 years

Every registered entity must file this report once every 2 years.

File online or via mail

Biennial reports can be filed either online or by mail.

Change in address

You can change your Company address by updating it on the biennial report when it is due.

Nebraska actions

Here are some of the actions business owners can take in Nebraska:

How to file Biennial Occupation Tax Report in Nebraska?

Follow these steps:

1. Visit official website

Every Nebraska LLC is required to file Biennial Report once in every 2 years. January 1 and April 1 (of the first odd-numbered year, following the year in which your LLC was formed) is the due date for your Nebraska LLC biennial report. The earliest you may file is January 1.


biennially by April 1

Head over to Nebraska's official website to file this report.

Filing fee


The Biennial Report must be post marked, completed before April 1st of the odd-numbered year.

LLC Biennial Occupation Tax Report

Every LLC has to file this report in Nebraska to stay compliant with the state laws.

Filing Biennial Report

Nebraska LLC is expected to file this report biennially

  • File it online on Nebraska Secretary of State website


Online fee


Certificate of Organization

In Nebraska, Certificate of Organization is the form you file with the Secretary of State to form an LLC. It contains the articles of formation for the LLC.

Filing Certificate of Organization

There are a couple of ways to file

  • File it online on Nebraska Secretary of State website


  • Mail a form to the state department



Robert B. Evnen, Secretary of State

P.O. Box 94608

Lincoln, NE 68509

Online fee


Online processing time

2 - 3 days

Mailing fee


Mail processing time

2 - 3 days


Since Nebraska does not have a standard Certificate of Organization to file by mail, you should draft one based on Nebraska Statute 21-117

Entity name

Every LLC should have a unique name in Nebraska. Nebraska maintains a list of names of entities in the state. Go through it to check if your chosen name is available.

Search for names

Go to the official website of the Nebraska corporation and business search tool to see if the name you want is available.

Searching fee



You can reserve a name for your LLC for a specific duration by paying reservation fees to the Nebraska business services division. You will have to file your LLC formation documents within this period to keep the name. Alternatively, you can directly go ahead with the LLC formation without any reservation. That's fine too.

Reservation fee


Reservation period

120 days

LLC naming guidelines

The name you choose for your LLC must the official naming guidelines.

  • State of Nebraska Statutes §21-108


Here are some of the guidelines in simple language:

  • 1

    Must contain the words limited liability company or limited company or the abbreviation L.L.C., LLC, L.C., or LC. Limited may be abbreviated as Ltd., and company may be abbreviated as Co.

  • 2

    Don’t include terms that indicate that you are doing an activity that you are not authorised to do.

  • 3

    Your name should be ‘distinguishable’ in the Secretary of State records. Adding a punctuation or ‘the’ does not make it distinguishable.

  • 4

    Don’t use words that makes it seems like you are a governmental entity or has an affiliation.

Frequently asked questions

LLC annual report in Nebraska

It is very important to maintain full compliance in Nebraska. Filing these reports helps you protect your personal assets by maintaining limited liability and also to be in good standing with the state. Read our guides to learn how to start and manage a business in Nebraska.

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