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Texas is the second most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 United States, and the most extensive state of the 48 contiguous United States. Located in the South Central United States, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south, and borders the US states of New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2), and a growing population of 25.7 million residents. Some of the largest U.S. companies, including Exxon Mobil and Dell, maintain their headquarters in Texas. This state also services many small businesses, particularly in major industries like agriculture and information technology.

Incorporating a corporation in Texas

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Names of Texas corporations may not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of any domestic or foreign corporation or reserved or registered name.  Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Texas’ standards.

Permitted designations: Texas corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.

Restricted designations: The use of the following words in corporation’s name will require approval by the state:

  • Bank
  • Banc
  • Trust
  • College
  • University
  • School of Medicine
  • Medical School
  • Health Science Center
  • School of Law
  • Law School or Center
  • Insurance if not followed by the words “agency” or “services.”

Prohibited Words:

  • Lottery
  • Lotto

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.
Required documents: Certificate of Formation.

Turnaround time: About  3-5 business days.

Follow-up filings: Not required.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: At least one director is required.

Director qualifications: no provisions..

Appearance in articles: Director names and addresses are required to be listed in the Certificate of Formation.

Principal office location / Registered Agent

Corporation’s principal office may be located outside of the state, but local registered agent is required in Texas.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Annual Public Information Reports and Franchise Tax Reports reports must be filed by May 15 of the following calendar year.

Signatures: Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Forming an LLC in Texas

If you want to form an limited liability company (LLC), Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required LLC paperwork, obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your LLC, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State formation requirements:

LLC Name Requirements

Names of Texas requires Limited Liability Companies may not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of any domestic or foreign LLC or reserved or registered name. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Texas’ standards.

Permitted designations: Texas LLC names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • L.C.
  • L.L.C.
  • LC
  • LLC
  • LTD. Liability Company
  • Limited Liability Co.
  • Limited Company
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Ltd. Co.
  • Ltd. Liability Co.

Restricted words: The use of the following words in LLC names is required approval by the state:

  • Banc
  • Bank
  • Trust
  • College
  • University
  • School of Medicine
  • Medical School
  • Health Science Center
  • School of Law
  • Law School
  • Law Center
  • Insurance

Prohibited words:

  • Lotto
  • Lottery

Filing Requirements

 Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Certificate of Formation.

Turnaround time: About 3-5 business days.

Follow-up filing: Not required.

Managers/Members Information

Minimum number: At least one manager/member is required.

Principal Office Location / Registered Agent

LLC’s principal office may be located outside of Texas, but local registered agent is required.

Annual Reports

Time to file: LLCs must file their Public Information Report and Franchise Tax Report by May 15.

Signatures: Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

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