Our business formation lawyers at Business Lawyer Austin understand the process of forming a new business in Texas. That is to say, we understand that starting a business is an important decision for any business owner or entrepreneur. We can assist you with choosing the right business structure. For instance, most businesses are structured as either a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or limited liability partnership (LLP).
Keep in mind, the form of business entity you select will determine whether you need to file Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, or register as a foreign entity in another state. Additionally, our business formation attorneys can prepare Operating Agreements for LLCs.
Itís important to do proper due diligence and research the various business entity types in depth. The form of business entity that you choose to will impact business operations, business taxation, management and liability of partners or shareholders. For example, the form of your business organization will impact which federal taxes, state taxes and local taxes apply.
Also note, part of forming a business is ensuring that you have proper business licenses in place. Depending on your industry, there may be licenses required for your particular product or service offerings.
A business formation lawyer can assist with obtaining business licenses and business permits from the necessary government regulatory agencies. In addition, a business formation attorney can assist with shareholder approvals, board of director approvals, meeting minutes and stock certificates. A business formation attorney can also assist with fictitious name filings or DBAs.