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What are the steps for starting a night club in NJ?

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Hi, what are the steps for starting a social club in NJ? Also, are there any other permits and licenses that are needed to serve alcohol to members?
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 3 months ago.
A social club may be an unincorporated entity formed for a common purpose of socialization/fraternization of members. The social club can also be formed as a non-profit LLC as a 501(c)(10) fraternal organization by filing your LLC paperwork with the NJ Secretary of State and then filing your non-profit form 1023-ez with the IRS (
As far as licenses, if you would be serving alcohol, once you form your club and have a location, you would have to file for a club license with the NJ Alcohol Beverage Control Board to get a permit to serve alcohol on premises.

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