State of Texas' 4-Step Guide for Business Startups
The following guide, provided by the Office of the Governor, supplies information on filing with the Secretary of State, state taxes and state-level business licenses and permits, as well as information on state permits, business name registration, etc.
Note: It is strongly recommended that you consult an accountant and attorney on your choice of business structure and on your best choices regarding taxation.
Step 1: Business Structure and Name;
Step 2: Business Tax Responsibilities;
Step 3: Business Licenses and Permits by Business Type;
Step 4: Business Employer Requirements