Nevada vs. New Jersey Incorporation Comparison

New Jersey has a flat rate corporate income tax, so you know what to expect. But since that rate, 9%, is about the highest in the nation, new Jersey is one of the most expensive states in which to incorporate a business. New Jersey rates 41 on The Tax Foundation’s Corporate Income Tax Rating. On the other hand, you can save you significant expense by incorporating your business in Nevada. Nevada does not have corporate income tax and gets the highest best rating from the Tax Foundation for corporate income tax. Nevada also does not have other taxes like tax on corporate shares or franchise tax. See the table below for a detailed comparison of the benefits of incorporating in Nevada vs. New Jersey.

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Tax Foundation's, Corporate Tax Ranking Index 1 41
Personal Income Tax NONE 1.4% - 8.97%
Tax Foundations, Personal Income Tax Ranking Index 1 49
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


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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