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Forming a Corporation in Texas

Texas State Corp Filing

Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. So, in most cases no two states are the same. Due to that, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with Texas State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is Texas, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. From what comes from our part, we will research the availability of your company name. Also, our company can help you prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation with the Texas Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents. Also, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.

Texas Corporate Name Requirements

In order to be a successful corporation in Texas, your name cannot be confused with any existing names. You also cannot use any reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your Texas State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Texas requirements.

Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:

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

Prohibited Designations:  Texas does not allow the use of the following words and phrases in corporation names.

  • Lotto, Lottery
  • Olympic, Olympiad and Olympian

Texas State Corp Filing Requirements

Required Documents: Texas no longer requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation with Secretary of State. However, you are required to file a Certificate of Formation. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.

Directors Information

When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors. In addition, the directors should be 18 years or older.

Annual Reports

All Texas Corporations must file an annual report with the State of Texas on or before May 15 in the year following your first filing in Texas.

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