Last updated May 30, 2020
Business Licenses and Permits
How to form an LLC in Nebraska
This Quick Start Guide is a brief overview of how to form an LLC in Nebraska.
Nebraska LLC costs:
LLC formation: $105 (one-time fee)
Biennial report: $10 (every 2 years)
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After you form your Nebraska LLC, you need to comply with any county and city license and permit requirements.
Your requirements are determined by the industry you are in and where your business is located.
Not complying with license and permit requirements is risky and can result in penalties and fines, or worse, not being able to conduct business in Nebraska.
Types of licenses & permits you may need in Nebraska
Below are some license and permit examples:
- City business licenses/tax permits
- Building permit
- Health permit
- Occupational permit
- Signage permit
- Alarm permit
- Zoning permit
- Alcohol & tobacco permit
- Liquor license
- Sales and use tax permit
- Seller/reseller permit
Do it yourself in Nebraska
Nebraska One-Stop Business Registration Information System
The Nebraska One-Stop Business Registration Information System is a useful interactive tool for those who want to know what business licenses and permits their LLC might need: https://www.nebraska.gov/osbr/index.cgi
Business Licensing Application and Renewal
The state also has a resources page you can access if you want to apply or renew your business licenses and permits: http://www.nebraska.gov/business/business-licensing/
Nebraska’s Licensing Division oversees the business licensing and permit requirements for several occupations: http://www.sos.ne.gov/dyindex.html
There are nearly 20,000 licensing and permit jurisdictions in the United States and each has its own rules and regulations.
If you want to save time, we recommend hiring a professional service company (like IncFile) to do the research and prepare your applications.
They will provide you with a comprehensive package of all the licenses, permits and tax registrations required for your Nebraska LLC, as well as the necessary application forms.
After you’ve researched and obtained the proper licenses and permits for your Nebraska LLC, you can then proceed to the next lesson: Nebraska LLC Taxes.