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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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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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How to come up with a good LLC name?

Creating a name for your company is the highest leverage activity you can take part in. Follow these 4 simple tips to create an excellent LLC name. Make use of alliteration and rhyming so your name “sticks” in the phonological loop, your subconscious mind + some time is a powerful force, and a few tips on finding the best domain name as well.

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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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Who Can be LLC Members?

When forming an LLC, who can be an LLC Member. An LLC Member is an owner of an LLC. This Quick List explains which type of people and which types of companies can be LLC Members. US citizens, US residents, Non-US citizens, Non-US residents, US immigrants, US foreigners, Other LLCs, Other Corporations (C-Corporations and S-Corporations), Other legal entities (besides LLCs and Corporations), Trusts, Pension Plans, and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) can be LLC Members.

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