Current Report




UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 27, 2011

NIC Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

000-26621

52-2077581

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

25501 West Valley Parkway, Suite 300

Olathe, Kansas 66061

(Address of principal executive office) (Zip Code)


(877) 234-3468
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

On September 27, 2011, NIC Inc. issued a press release announcing that Delaware Interactive LLC, a subsidiary of NIC, has been awarded a contract by the state of Delaware to manage the state’s official portal, http://www.delaware.gov.  The contract has an initial three-year term beginning in September 2011, and the state of Delaware has three, one-year renewal options that run through 2017.  The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth in such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)        Exhibits .

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

99.1

Press release dated September 27, 2011

2

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

NIC INC.

 
 

 

By:

/s/ Stephen M. Kovzan

 

Stephen M. Kovzan

Chief Financial Officer

 

Date:

September 27, 2011


INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit Number

 

Description

 

99.1

Press release dated September 27, 2011

Exhibit 99.1

Delaware Awards eGovernment Services Contract to NIC Inc.

Delaware becomes the latest state to sign a portal management agreement with NIC

DOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 27, 2011--NIC Inc., (NASDAQ: EGOV) the premier provider of eGovernment services, today announces that Delaware becomes the latest state to contract with the company for eGovernment services.

The agreement was recently finalized securing the primary funding source for the contract, which concludes the process that began with a competitive bid. The State of Delaware awarded Delaware Interactive, LLC, a Dover-based subsidiary of NIC, a three-year contract with three one-year renewals that will run through September 2017.

“We are excited to open our Dover office and begin hiring in Delaware to complement the experienced NIC team we have in place,” said Harry Herington, NIC CEO and Chairman of the Board. “We appreciate the confidence the state of Delaware has placed in us, and look forward to delivering a wide range of online services to its citizens and businesses.”

Delaware Interactive will focus on accelerating the number of online services available to Delaware citizens and businesses through the state’s official portal, delaware.gov. Under the contract terms, the state will pay Delaware Interactive an annual portal management fee. Delaware Interactive will also work with state agencies to develop new online services under the self-funded, transaction-based model, saving taxpayer dollars.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,000 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com .

CONTACT:
NIC
Angela Skinner, 913-754-7054
Director of Communications
askinner@nicusa.com