Texas Articles of Incorporation

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Article 1—Entity Name and Type

The filing entity being formed is a for-profit corporation. The name of the entity is: __________

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: ____________________

Article 3—Directors

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.

Article 5—Purpose

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 state.
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.

Date: ________
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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