Nevada vs. Florida Incorporation Comparison

Florida’s lack of state personal income tax gets it a 1 in the Tax Foundation’s Personal Income Tax Ranking Index, same as Nevada, but their moderate corporate income tax bumps it up to a 14 on the Corporate Tax Ranking Index. While Florida has fairly good asset protection policies, Nevada’s protection of LLCs against creditors is much better. Please see the chart below to find out some of the business benefits of incorporating in Nevada vs Florida.

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Tax Foundation's, Corporate Tax Ranking Index 1 14
Personal Income Tax NONE None
Tax Foundations, Personal Income Tax Ranking Index 1 1
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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  • 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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