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If you are thinking of forming an LLC (Limited Liability Company) in Nebraska, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the basic requirements of a Nebraska LLC. This will help you decide if Nebraska’s the right state for your LLC; and, if it is, prepare you to speed through the formation process.
The name of a Nebraska LLC 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.”. Also, your desired name be distinguishable from the name of any corporation or LLC incorporated, organized, or authorized to transact business in this state; any reserved or registered corporation or LLC name; and, any fictitious or assumed name.
The following are Nebraska’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
In Nebraska, you form an LLC by filing a Certificate of Organization and paying the state-required filing fee. Nebraska does not provide for filing paper copies of the Certificate of Organization—you must create an account with the Secretary of State’s e-filing system.
You must provide the name and address of your LLC’s Registered Agent in Nebraska. The address must be a physical, street address—a post office box won’t do. Also, the Registered Agent address will be your Registered Office in Nebraska, which doesn’t need to be a place of its activity in this state. Your agent must be available during normal business hours to accept Service of Process and other important legal and tax documents for the business.
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation. Nebraska requires the following:
Nebraska allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys, and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC).
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