Note: The below self-help legal services are provided based on your specific direction. We are not a law firm nor a substitute for an attorney. We cannot provide any kind of advice, explanation, opinion, or recommendation about possible legal rights, remedies, defenses, options, selection of forms or strategies. If you have specific legal questions, please contact a local qualified attorney.
All-Inclusive Entity Formation Package - $750
Are you ready to start a business in Texas? Fantastic! Let us help you by forming your Texas Corporation or Texas LLC for a fraction of what an attorney would charge. Our entity formation package is all-inclusive:
- We submit the formation documents. Your entity is typically formed within two business days.
- Series LLC language added to your LLC for no additional cost ($500 savings from other legal services)
- We apply for a Federal Tax Identification Number (Included in our fee/No additional Charge)
- We will meet to discuss how to best tax your entity for Federal tax purposes (up to 1-hour)
- Manager-Managed or Member-Managed Operating Agreement included ($200 value)
- We will file your entity election forms (if applicable) with the Internal Revenue Service to ensure you receive the most advantageous tax treatment (this is something most frequently neglected by attorneys and online incorporation services)
Additional Services and Assistance
Registered Agent Update with the Secretary of State - $99
Update your registered agent with the Secretary of State. You will have the option of selecting a new registered agent. We can serve as your registered agent for a small additional fee.
Texas Entity "Doing Business As" Assumed Name Certificate - $99
Any LLC or Corporation can operate with an assumed name, however, you need to file your assumed name certificate with the Texas Secretary of State. We can electronically file the certificate on your behalf and have it back to you within 2 business days. Note: Once you obtain the assumed name from the Secretary of State, you may still be required to obtain a local assumed name certificate from the county. You need both, an assumed name certificate from the state and one from the county if your entity wants to operate with an assumed name.
Sales/Use Tax Permit Application - $75
Assist you in the application of a Texas Sales Tax Permit.
Federal Entity Election/Tax Planning - $350
This is the best value added service. We will review your current entity election and make recommendations regarding finding additional deductions, and if appropriate, assist you in filing an entity election form with the Internal Revenue Service. The majority of our clients save more in their taxes than the fee for this service.
Texas Entity Reinstatement - $249 + $100/missing report
If your entity is in bad standing with the Secretary of State, We can help reinstate your entity. We will coordinate with the State Comptroller to ensure all matters are resolved and then coordinate with the Secretary of State to ensure your entity is reinstated and in good legal standing.
Texas Entity Terminations - $249 + $100/missing report
We can assist and wind down your affairs for your Texas Corporation or Texas LLC.
Reasonable Compensation Study for S-Corporations - $450
As an S-Corporation, the IRS imposes a requirement to pay "reasonable compensation" to shareholder/employees. This formal study provides you with an analysis to help you answer the question, "What should your compensation be" that is rigorous and academic. Attorneys in litigation use the same methodology when litigating the Internal Revenue Service. Learn the strategies and have a plan for the day that your "reasonable compensation" is challenged and avoid unpleasant surprises that come from incorrect compensation.