Texas Articles of Incorporation

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Texas articles of incorporation are filed to create a corporation.

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Preparing and filing your articles of incorporation is the first step in starting your business corporation. (If you are starting a nonprofit corporation, click here.) Approval of this document secures your corporate name and creates the legal entity of the corporation. Only after this approval can the corporation apply for tax IDs, obtain business licenses, sign contracts, and otherwise conduct business.

Benefits

Incorporating provides many important benefits:

  • Limits the liability of directors, officers, and shareholders
  • Fulfills statutory requirements to register your business name
  • Provides governance and adds credibility

Fast Facts

We will prepare and file your articles of incorporation as follows:

Agency:Texas Secretary of State - Corporations Section
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$300 + optional 2.7% credit card convenience fee

Turnaround: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Law:

Texas Statues - Business Organizations Code - Title 2: Corporations

Notes:
  • Submit original and one copy. The secretary will return evidence of filing and a file-stamped copy of the document.
  • A minimum of one director is required. The director must be a natural person and need not reside in Texas.


Why use our Articles of Incorporation service?

We're specialists in incorporation and compliance. We focus solely on corporate compliance, and the state-specific expertise to provide you best-in-industry service at a competitive rate.

A compliance specialists will work with you 1-on-1 to prepare and file your articles of incorporation. You can also rely on your specialist for other services to help you set up and maintain a compliant corporation.

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Other Helpful Texas Facts

As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to Texas. Your specialist will help you tailor articles of incorporation to your state.


Texas Directors

  • Number: One or more required.
  • Qualifications: None.
  • Quorum: Majority of directors, unless bylaws or articles of incorporations fix a different number. No less than one third.

Texas Officers

  • As state in the bylaws.

Texas Bylaws

  • Required: Yes.

Texas Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • Required: Yes.
  • Action by written consent: Not provided for in statute.

Texas Shareholders

  • Qualifications: N/A
  • Stock Certificate: Required.
  • Voting Trusts Allowed: Yes.

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