Nevada vs. North Carolina Incorporation Comparison

North Carolina’s sales taxes are below the national average at 4.25%. However the corporate income tax in North Carolina, a 6.9% flat rate, is 27th highest nationally. North Carolina’s overall business tax climate ranks 40th highest nationally. Nevada on the other hands rates much better since Nevada does not have a corporate income tax, franchise tax or tax on corporate shares. Nevada also has much higher asset protection policies to protect companies incorporated in Nevada. Please study the data below for a detailed comparison on the benefits of incorporating tour business in Nevada vs North Carolina:

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Tax Foundation's, Corporate Tax Ranking Index 1 25
Personal Income Tax NONE 6% - 7.75%
Tax Foundations, Personal Income Tax Ranking Index 1 44
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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