New business owners often ask me that question and, unfortunately, it cannot be answered with a simple yes or no. It begins when business owners hear about lower taxes and fees in other states and start to wonder if they can take advantage of that business-friendly atmosphere, even though they don’t technically do business in that state. Forming an LLC or incorporating turns a business into its own legal entity, separate from you, and it can be formed anywhere within the United States. But it isn’t simply a matter of paying Nevada to incorporate within their state, and then continuing to do business in California while only paying Nevada taxes and fees. Before you decide to form a business entity in another state, consider the following three points.