NIC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides eGovernment services that enable governments to use the Internet to provide various services to businesses and citizens in the United States. Its Outsourced Portals business enters into long-term contracts with state and local governments to design, build, and operate Internet-based enterprise-wide portals on their behalf. These portals consist of Websites and applications that enable businesses and citizens to access government information online and complete transactions, such as applying for a permit, retrieving government records, or filing a government-mandated form or report. This business also provides consulting, application development, and portal management services to governments. The company’s Software & Services business provides software development and services to state and local governments, as well as federal agencies. It develops and manages the pre-employment screening program for motor carriers using a self-funded and transaction-based business model. NIC Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Olathe, Kansas.