Texas Articles of Incorporation
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TEXAS ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
(FOR PROFIT CORPORATION)
Article 1—Entity Name and Type
The filing entity being formed is a for-profit corporation. The name of the entity
Article 2—Registered Agent and Registered Office
A. The initial registered agent is an organization by the name of: _________________
B. The initial registered agent is an individual resident of the state whose name
is set forth below: _____________________
C. The business Address of the registered agent and the registered office is: ____________________
The number of directors constituting the initial board of directors and the names
and addresses of the person or persons who are to serve as directors until the first
annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified
are as follows:
Article 4—Authorized Shares
The total number of shares the corporation is authorized to issue is: ____________.
A. The par value of each of the authorized shares is: ___________
B. The shares shall have no par value.
The purpose for which the corporation is formed is for the transaction of any and
all lawful business for which a for-profit corporation may be organized under the
Texas Business Organizations Code.
Supplemental Provisions / Information
The name and address of the organizer: ___________________________________
Effectiveness of Filing
A. This document becomes effective when the document is filed by the secretary of
B. This document becomes effective at a later date, which is not more than ninety
(90) days from the date of signing. The delayed effective date is: __________________________.
C. This document takes effect upon the occurrence of a future event or fact, other
than the passage of time. The 90th day after the date of signing is: ______________________
The following event or fact will cause the document to take effect in the manner
described below: _____________________
The undersigned affirms that the person designated as registered agent has consented
to the appointment. The undersigned signs this document subject to the penalties
imposed by law for the submission of a materially false or fraudulent instrument
and certifies under penalty of perjury that the undersigned is authorized to execute
the filing instrument.
Signature of Organizer: ___________
Printed or typed name of Organizer: ___________
Instructions for Completing the Texas Articles of Incorporation
The Texas Business Corporation Act governs the formation of corporations organized
for profit. To incorporate, you must file Articles of Incorporation pursuant to
article 3.02 of the Texas Business Corporation Act (Volume 3A, Vernon's Texas Civil
Statutes). The Articles of Incorporation must minimally set forth:
- The name and type of the corporation.
- The street address of the registered office and the name of the registered agent
located at such address. (The phrases "registered agent" and "registered office"
must be used when setting forth this information in the articles.)
- The number of directors constituting the initial board of directors and their names
and addresses. Only one director is required.
- The number of shares the corporation is authorized to issue, and a statement of
the par value of the shares, or that the shares are to be without par value.
- A lawful purpose, which may be stated to be, or to include, the transaction of any
or all lawful business for which corporations may be incorporated under the Texas
Business Corporation Act.
- The name and address of the organizer.
A Texas Business Corporation is presumed to have a perpetual duration, unless otherwise
specified in these Articles.
The incorporator must sign the Articles of Incorporation. Prior to signing, please
review carefully the statements set forth in the document. A person commits an offense
under the Texas Business Corporation Act, the Texas Limited Liability Company Act
or the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act if the person signs a document the person
knows is false in any material respect with the intent that the document be delivered
to the secretary of state for filing. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor.
After signing, two copies of the articles of incorporation with the filing fee should
be delivered to the secretary of state.
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