Starting a Business in Texas

There are 7 steps to starting a business in Texas. First, determine what name you want to use for your business. Then you’ll need to select a legal entity (like an LLC or Corporation) or operate as a Sole Proprietorship or Partnership. Once you determine that, you can then register your business with the Texas Secretary of State (SOS).

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What is a Registered Agent called in each state?

What is a Registered Agent called in each state? The term Registered Agent is used in 39 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. A Registered Agent may also be referred to as a: Resident Agent Registered Office Statutory Agent Agent of Process Agent for Service of Process A Registered Agent is a person or company who agrees to receive legal mail (called “service of process”) on behalf of a legal entity (such as an LLC or Corporation) in case that entity is sued. Service of process can include complaints, summons, and subpoenas. Oftentimes, the Secretary of State will also use a Registered Agent’s address as an entity’s point of contact for official notices sent to the business. More often that not though, most regular mail (items that are not service of process) will be sent to the entity’s principal office address or mailing address. What is a Registered

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Starting a Business in Arizona

There are 7 steps to starting a business in Arizona. First, determine what name you want to use for your business. Then you’ll need to select a legal entity (like an LLC or Corporation) or operate as a Sole Proprietorship or Partnership. Once you determine that, you can then register your business with the Arizona Corporation Commission (AZCC).

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Do I need to register my real estate LLC in my home state?

In your best state to form an LLC article, you mentioned that for real estate investments, it makes more sense to register your LLC in the state where your investment property is located in. However, won’t you still need to register your LLC as a Foreign LLC in your home state? If so, how is a real estate investment related LLC different from any other LLC where you say registering at your local state is cheaper?

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What is an LLC Certificate of Organization?

A Certificate of Organization for an LLC (Limited Liability Company) is a document that does either one of two things, depending on the state where you are forming your LLC. In most states an LLC Certificate of Organization is a legal certificate from the Secretary of State showing that your LLC was duly formed and is recognized as a legal entity in that state. Usually in these states you file an Articles of Organization (or Certificate of Formation) and the state sends you back a Certificate of Organization.

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