Business Formation

Nevada Consumer Use and Sales Tax Returns

Nevada Consumer Use and Sales Tax Returns

If you’re doing business in Nevada, you have to register with the Nevada Department of Taxation for either a sales tax permit or a use tax permit.  If you’re selling tangible goods, you’ll need a sales tax permit. If you aren’t, like many service providers, you’ll need a consumer use tax permit. With a sales […]

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How to Choose a Distinctive Trademark

Your company’s trademark or service mark is the core of your brand identity in the marketplace. As such, it is one of your most valuable business assets and deserves to be developed with a great deal of forethought and creativity. Once you have selected a potential mark, proper trademark searching must be conducted before you […]

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Nevada vs Delaware – The Great Debate

Nevada vs Delaware – The Great Debate

It’s a question almost every startup client asks – should we incorporate in Nevada or Delaware?  This is becoming a hotly contested debate among lawyers, investors, and startups.  As was drilled into your head in business school, Delaware is a very business-friendly state.  It’s known for its business-friendly laws, a solid history of business-friendly legal […]

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Myth Of An S-Corp

I’m Gina Bongiovi, and I’m a lawyer who works with start-ups and small businesses. And in this video, I’m going to talk about the myth of forming an S Corp. I have a lot of clients that come to me or they call me and they say I want to form an S Corp. It’s […]

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Benefit Corporations

On January 1, 2014, the Nevada Secretary of State began accepting filings for a new entity, the benefit corporation, or “B corp.” Traditional corporations labor under an obligation to turn a profit for shareholders.  A corporation’s failure to do so can result in a shareholder derivative suit, where the individual shareholders sue the management or […]

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Should I Incorporate My Business?

I’m Gina Bongiovi. And I’m a lawyer who works with start ups and small businesses. And in this video I’m going to talk about whether or not you should incorporate your business. So if you’re in business and the most formal thing you’ve done thus far is print business cards, then you’re operating as a […]

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Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

If you are interested in forming a nonprofit corporation in Nevada, here are some helpful hints. State and Federal: You MUST register your organization both with the State of Nevada and then file with the IRS.  Because your 501(c)3 tax-exempt status comes from the IRS, registering as a nonprofit corporation just with the state doesn’t […]

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How To Choose Your Business Address

How To Choose Your Business Address

How To Choose Your Business Address   I’m Gina Bongiovi, and I’m a lawyer who works with start-ups and small businesses. In this video series, I’m walking you through the steps on how to start a small business in Las Vegas. We already covered naming your business so if you missed that video it’s on […]

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How to Name Your Business

How to Name Your Business

I’m Gina Bongiovi. I’m a lawyer who works with startups and small businesses. In this video, I’m going to discuss how you choose a name for your business. While it may seem like a very easy thing to do, that you just choose your name, it’s actually not. You have to take a lot of […]

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How to Start a Business in Las Vegas – Video Series

How to Start a Business in Las Vegas – Video Series

I’m Gina Bongiovi. I’m a lawyer who works with startups and small businesses. Whether you’re in the startup phase or whether you just have an idea rolling around in your head you might want to turn in to a business one day, you need to know how to start a business in Las Vegas. If […]

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