Nebraska LLC Biennial Report
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Robert B. Evnen, Secretary of State
P.O. Box 94608
Lincoln, NE 68509
Online processing time
2 - 3 days
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
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.
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.
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:
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.
Don’t include terms that indicate that you are doing an activity that you are not authorised to do.
Your name should be ‘distinguishable’ in the Secretary of State records. Adding a punctuation or ‘the’ does not make it distinguishable.
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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