County Clerk

Resources & Links

State Sales Tax Permit
State Comptroller- Austin 1-800-252-5555 
Denton- 400 S. Carroll Blvd. Ste. 1000 #940-891-4790
Dallas- 9221 LBJ Freeway Ste. 100 #972-792-5800
Fort Worth- 4040 Fossil Creek Ste. 100 #817-847-6201

Local & City Regulations
In addition to Federal, State and County regulations, all local regulations must also be complied with. To inquire about these, contact city hall in the city your business is located. If your business is outside of the city limits, the city hall may still have extraterritorial jurisdiction. To find out, contact the city clerk.

Small Business Assistance

Texas Economic Development
4 Steps to Starting a Business

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Texas Business and Commerce Code

U.S. Patents & Trademarks
Commissioner of Patents & Trademarks
Washington, DC  20231
State Trademarks 512-463-5586

Copyright Office/LM 455
Library of Congress
Washington, DC  20559

Incorporation Section
Business Information line: 800-252-1386

Corporation Section: 512-463-5555
Office of Secretary of State
PO Box 13687
Austin, TX  78711

Employment Taxes- Texas Employment Commission
New Accounts & Status of Accounts 512-463-2731

Small Business Development Center
The Courtyard Center for Professional & Economic Development
4800 Preston Rd. #A126, Box 15
Plano, TX  75093