Do you want to start your own business? Have you been dreaming of starting a new company, but don’t know where to begin? If so, then this article is for you! In this blog post, we will be discussing how to register a business name in Texas. It’s never too early to start planning ahead and it can save a lot of headaches down the line.
Business Name Registration Process
Registering a business name in Texas is done when you form your entity with the state. You must first choose your formation option (LLC or corporation), and then complete a search to determine if the business name is available. Afterward, you submit your paperwork which includes the new business’ name.
- You need to decide what type of company you are going to have.
- Make sure that you check whether the name is available.
- To start your business, you need to form it with the state of Texas.
- You can also protect your business name with a trademark.
Trademark Registration in Texas
You can get a trademark for your business. This usually costs around $200 to $480 plus any legal fees. You will need to pay this fee again every ten years, too.
The cost of a trademark is high for a small business. But it will give your company brand nationwide protection backed by federal law. That means if someone tries to do business with the same or similar name as yours, you will have legal precedent on your side.