Registration FAQ


 FAQs are for general guidance only. For a written advice, as it relates to your business, please request an advisory opinion, pursuant to NAC 360.190. 

    What entities have to register for Commerce Tax?

    Business entities with Nevada gross revenue exceeding $4,000,000 during the taxable year should register for Commerce Tax. For the list of entities and the definitions please refer to Filing Requirements FAQs.

      How do I register my business for Commerce Tax?

      Please fill out the Nexus Questionnaire and mail to the Nevada Department of Taxation.

        Do exempt entities have to register for Commerce Tax?

        No. Exempt entities are not required to register for Commerce Tax. The list of exempt entities can be found in Filing Requirements FAQs.

          Who can file the Exempt Status Entity Form?

          Exempt entities that have been registered for Commerce Tax and whose Nevada gross revenue exceeds $4,000,000 during the tax year can file the Exempt Status Entity Form. We recommend that you review the list of exempt entities in Filing Requirements FAQs and the instructions on the second page of the form before you submit it.

            Where can I find the Nexus Questionnaire and Exempt Status Entity Form?

            Forms are located under Registration Resources, found on the Commerce Tax webpage of the Nevada Department of Taxation website.

              What is “Taxpayer ID” or “Tax ID” or “TID”?

              Taxpayer ID, Tax ID or TID refers to the 10-digits number assigned to the entity by the Nevada Department of Taxation. The Taxpayer ID for the Commerce Tax is located at the top right hand corner of the Welcome Letter:

              Where do I mail the Nexus Questionnaire or the Exempt Status Entity Form?

              Mail the forms to:

              Nevada Department of Taxation
              1550 E College Parkway, Suite 115
              Carson City, NV 89706

                Is the Commerce Tax registration different from signing up to use the Nevada Tax Center?

                Yes, those are two different procedures. The Commerce Tax registration is a formal procedure of registering businesses with the Nevada Department of Taxation for the Commerce Tax. The Nevada Tax Center allows businesses to file the Commerce Tax return online.

                  How do I sign up to use the Nevada Tax Center for online tax filing?

                  You will need an access code from your Welcome Letter. Instructions can be found here.

                    Still have questions?

                    Ask the Commerce Tax team here.