Selecting A Business Structure

Getting a business up and running may seem elementary but some people still need help with basic tasks like registering your business name and creating your business structure. To determine which way to go or what to do first, answer a few questions for yourself then proceed accordingly. Do you plan on owning and operating the business yourself or will you have a partner? If you will have a business partner, will you have more than one partner? Will your business operate in one state or many states?

Every city has government offices to assist new business owners. For the State of Texas you can find information onrequirements each business structure. Our article on filing an LLC lists links to various state websites or you can search the government website for your state to find all kinds of valuable information on setting up your company. If you already know what business structure you want to use, then you can start with completing the appropriate business form found on the state website.