A Secretary of State operates at the Nebraska State level to carry out elections, supervise state administration, and act as the Nebraska chief corporations officer. As part of this responsibility, many Secretaries of State in Lancaster County register and license private corporations, small businesses, and other businesses, including registering trade names. Secretaries of State are often responsible for managing businesses that operate within Nebraska, including collecting business taxes. A Lancaster County business name search through the Secretary of State Office can identify business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also identify the owner of a Lancaster County business as well as any trademarked business names. Many Secretaries of State provide online access to their business name search databases.
Lincoln Nebraska Secretary of State Lincoln NE 1445 K Street, 2300 68508 402-471-2554