LLCs are governed by Texas Business Organizations Code – Title 3, Chapter 101, Limited Liability Companies.

How do I form a Texas LLC?

Forming an LLC in Texas will cost a $300 LLC certificate of formation state filing fee.

The Texas Secretary of State is in charge of filing Texas LLCs, and it will take about 3-5 days to process your LLC certificate of formation if you file by mail or fax.

What does your Texas LLC service include?

  • Drafting custom Texas company certificate of formation.
  • We make the state filing with the TX Secretary of State.
  • The organizer initial resolution.
  • Texas LLC operating agreement.
  • The Texas LLC’s state filing fees.
  • Texas registered agent service.
  • Our fees are: $100 limited liability company service and $125 Texas registered agent service.

Total Texas company cost if you use our services:

$535 for a Texas limited liability company and that includes the state’s Texas LLC filing fee.

Do I need a Texas registered agent?

You will need to list your registered agent in your certificate of formation.

Do I need a Federal Tax ID Number?

If you want to hire employees, you need a tax ID number.

How much does a TX LLC cost each year?

Texas does not have annual reports with the Secretary of State. It does have a gross receipts TX franchise tax report due every year. Texas has no personal income tax, thus it taxes its businesses fairly heavy, on their gross receipts.

What are the Texas LLC taxes?

Texas has a gross receipt tax of 1% on gross income over $1,000,000. You can use the e-Z computation form to get .575% tax if your sales are under 10 million a year. Wholesalers and retailers are automatically at .5% tax.

You must still file the tax return for informational purposes every May 15th. In 2009, Texas passed legislation to move the threshold of gross receipts from 300,000 to 1 million.

Most Texas businesses will not have to pay anything in Texas taxes on the company level or personally. Texas has no personal income tax.

7.39%. The state has a 6.25% tax, but the average local tax is 1.14% making a total of 7.39%.

What other Texas LLC resources do you provide?

In addition to helping you learn how to form a Texas LLC, we can also help you with a variety of other filings. Please feel free to use the information below. And remember, we provide all the state forms and filing instructions you may need in your online account when you sign up.

Do I need any other LLC forms or documentation?

We provide the following LLC Forms free of charge:

Should I form a Texas LLC?

Before you make a decision, you may want to learn more about the Texas Corporation.