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The largest businesses in the world are corporations-tens of thousands of which are registered in Texas. Incorporate in Texas explains, in simple language, how to form a corporation in Texas-inexpensively and without hassle. This new edition focuses on the incorporating ...
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Incorporate in Texas

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Overview

The largest businesses in the world are corporations-tens of thousands of which are registered in Texas. Incorporate in Texas explains, in simple language, how to form a corporation in Texas-inexpensively and without hassle. This new edition focuses on the incorporating process, running a corporation, the growing importance of corporate record-keeping and an expanded discussion on foreign corporations.

"Easy to understand guides-an excellent source for readers."
-Library Journal

A Plain English Guide To Incorporate Your Business Effortlessly:

--Prepare Your Formation Documents With Ease
--Create a Long-Lasting Business
--Quickly Complete All the Required Forms
--$ave Hundreds of Dollars in Expenses

Includes ready-to-go forms with step-by-step instructions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402234262
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2007
  • Series: Legal Survival Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Karen Rolcik received her law degree from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Ohio, and is a certified mediator in Texas. She has practiced law since 1986, primarily in the areas of wills, trusts, probate, family, and corporate law. Ms. Rolcik has written or coauthored several legal self-help titles. She currently resides in Bedford, Texas.

Karen Rolcik received her law degree from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Ohio, and is a certified mediator in Texas. She has practiced law since 1986, primarily in the areas of wills, trusts, probate, family, and corporate law. Ms. Rolcik has written or coauthored several legal self-help titles. She currently resides in Bedford, Texas.

Karen Rolcik received her law degree from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Ohio, and is a certified mediator in Texas. She has practiced law since 1986, primarily in the areas of wills, trusts, probate, family, and corporate law. Ms. Rolcik has written or coauthored several legal self-help titles. She currently resides in Bedford, Texas.

Karen Rolcik received her law degree from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Ohio, and is a certified mediator in Texas. She has practiced law since 1986, primarily in the areas of wills, trusts, probate, family, and corporate law. Ms. Rolcik has written or coauthored several legal self-help titles. She currently resides in Bedford, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Using Self-Help Law Books
Introduction

Chapter 1: The Corporate Entity
Corporate Terms

Chapter 2: Deciding to Incorporate
Advantages
Disadvantages

Chapter 3: Choosing the Best Type of Corporation for You
Texas Corporation or Foreign Corporation
S Corporation or C Corporation
Closely Held Corporation Election
Professional Corporations
Professional Associations
Not-for-Profit Corporations

Chapter 4: Start-Up Procedures
Name Check
Certificate of Formation
Shareholder Agreement
Organizational Paperwork
Tax Forms
Corporate Supplies
Organizational Meeting
Minute Book
Bank Accounts
Licenses

Chapter 5: Selling Corporate Stock
Securities Laws
Federal Exemptions from Securities Laws
Texas Securities Laws
Internet Stock Sales
Payment for Shares

Chapter 6: Running a Corporation
Corporate Records
Shareholder Meetings
Board of Directors Meetings
Annual Reports
Piercing the Corporate Veil

Chapter 7: Amending Corporate Documents
Certificate of Formation
Bylaws
Registered Agent or Registered Office

Chapter 8: Dissolving a Corporation
A Corporation That Has Not Started Business
A Corporation That Has Started Business
Limited Survival of Corporation after Dissolution
Bankruptcy

Chapter 9: Corporate Alternative: Limited Liability Company
Advantages
Disadvantages
Organizing a Limited Liability Company
Organizational Meeting
Minute Book and Recordkeeping
Bank Accounts and Licenses
Running a Limited Liability Company

Glossary
Appendix A: Checklists and Fee Schedule
Appendix B: Texas Business Organization Code
Appendix C: Sample, Filled-in Forms
Appendix D: Blank Corporate Forms
Index

Karen Ann Rolcik received her law degree from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Ohio. Ms. Rolcik practices in a Dallas suburb.

Mark Warda currently practices and resides in Winter Haven, Florida.

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