Nevada vs. Indiana Incorporation Comparison

Though Indiana has no franchise tax or tax on corporate shares, their 8.5% corporate income tax, among the highest in the nation, earns a 22 rating on the Tax Foundation’s Corporate Tax Ranking Index. Nevada is more friendly to businesses with no corporate or personal income tax and favorable asset protection policies including charging order protection for corporations. We’ve compiled the list below to make it easier to decide whether to incorporate your business in Indiana or Nevada.


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Tax Foundation's, Corporate Tax Ranking Index 1 22
Personal Income Tax NONE 3.40%
Tax Foundations, Personal Income Tax Ranking Index 1 10
No Franchise Tax
No Tax on corp shares
No Gift Tax
No Unitary Tax
No Estate Tax
Statutory Indemnification of Officers, Directors & Employees
Charging Order Protection for Corporation
Charging Order is Creditor's Sole Remedy for LLC or Corporation
Highest Standard of Corporate Veil Protection
Series LLC Allowed
Business Court *

* rankings accurate as of 2013

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Why Nevada?

  • You can live and run your business in any state and still incorporate in Nevada.
  • Forming your entity involves no minimum capital requirements
  • Lawsuit proof laws - If your business does get sued, your personal assets will stay safe.
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