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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Proposes Restructuring State’s Business License Fee

1 min readBy: Liz Malm

This afternoon, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval proposed restructuring the state’s existing $200 annual Business License Fee into a quarterly graduated taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. that is calculated based on a business’s total revenue and industry. In the proposal, there are 30 possible industry classifications and 67 possible options for each (based on total revenue), amounting to 2,010 possible rates.

Below are details provided by the Governor’s Office:

We will review these documents over the weekend and provide a detailed explainer on the proposal’s key features early next week. Stay tuned!

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