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Form 201 Certificate of Formation for a For-Profit Corporation

Form 201 Certificate of Formation for a For-Profit Corporation

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Form 201 Certificate of Formation for a For-Profit Corporation

 

INSTRUCTIONS: TEXAS CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION (Form 201)

 

 

Texas for-profit corporations must file a certificate of formation with the secretary of state to conduct their business. This form 201 is available on the website of the Texas Secretary of State.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 1: Article 1 requires you to give the name and type of your business, such as corporation or company.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 2: Article 2 requires you to provide information about your business' registered agent and their office.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 3: Article 3 requires you to give the names and addresses of all company directors. 

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 4: Article 4 requires you to detail how many shares will be issued. Indicate their par value or whether there will not be any.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 5: Note any supplemental provisions or information in the box where indicated.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 6: Give the name and address of the organizer of this form where indicated.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 7: Under "Effectiveness Of Filing," indicate whether you wish for this document to take effect as soon as it is filed by the office of the Secretary of State or on another date. If so, give the date.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 8: The organizer should print and sign their name at the bottom of the second page, along with the date.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 9: The application should be submitted in duplicate to the office of the Texas Secretary of State by mail, max or in person. The appropriate addresses and numbers are included in the instructions.

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 10: A $300 filing fee must be paid when this application is submitted. Payment may be made by check, money order, debit or credit cards. If submitting your application by fax, credit card information must be included in this transmission. 

 

Texas Certificate Of Formation For-Profit Corporation 201 Step 11: A file-stamped copy of one of the copies of the application will be returned once it has been processed and approved. 


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