Tribal Business Entity

A Tribal Business Entity may be a nonprofit or for profit corporation, a limited liability partnership, a limited partnership, or a limited liability company. A tribal entity created by tribal law will be treated the same as a foreign business entity authorized to transact business in the state. You may find more information under those specific business entity types.

"Tribe" means a tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community of Indigenous Americans or Native Americans, including an Alaska Native village, that is legally recognized as eligible for and is consistent with a special program, service, or entitlement provided by the United States to Indigenous Americans because of their status as Indigenous Americans.

You are always encouraged to consult an attorney to ensure appropriate consideration of all the legal implications of your choice of entity and filing. We stress that this filing website is not intended to substitute nor replace the advice of legal counsel.

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