Do-it-Yourself Corporations: Texas Incorporation Kit
Are you ready to incorporate your Texas business? Sure, you can pay a local attorney or accountant several hundred or even a few thousand dollars. Or another option: You can pay one of those online corporation services several hundred dollars, and hope you don't fall through the cracks.
But there's a third option that’s not only the most economical option, but also often the fastest option....
You can just incorporate your business yourself using my Texas Incorporation kit. You'll get your corporation setup quickly and you’ll save hundreds of dollars.
Specifically, for $37.95 you can purchase the complete edition of the do-it-yourself Texas Incorporation kit and then immediately download a 35+ page pdf document. The document describes the benefits of using a Texas corporation for your active trade or business,then explains in step-by-step fashion how to setup your Texas corporation in a few minutes, how to get a federal tax identification number for your new corporation so you can start banking and other financial activities, and how to elect to have your corporation treated for federal and state income tax as an S Corporation so you can maximize your tax savings.
About the authors:
The Do-It-Yourself Incorporating in Texas Kit documents were written by CPA Stephen L. Nelson and attorney Carl Baranowski.
Incorporating a business expert Stephen L. Nelson has been a CPA for twenty-plus years. He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Washington and an MS in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Nelson is the author of numerous best-selling books about accounting and finance including Quicken for Dummies, which sold more than 1,000,000 copies, and QuickBooks for Dummies, which sold more than 500,000 copies. He's also taught limited liability company and S corporation taxation in the graduate tax school at Golden Gate University.
An attorney for two-plus decades, St. Petersburg Florida attorney Carl Baranowski has worked both as an in-house corporate counsel and as practicing attorney, serving both private and public real estate and high technology companies. Baranowski holds an MBA and JD from Stanford University as well as two master's degrees and a bachelor's degree from Massashusetts Institute of Technology. A member of both the Florida Bar and the Texas Bar, he's also the co-author of the popular legal reference, Representing High-Tech Companies, Law Journal Press, 2006.
Note: If you think you want to setup an S corporation, you may also be interested in another incorporation kit authored by Nelson and Baranowski and available at the forming an S corp web site. A Texas incorporation kit available there describes how to create an S corporation using a Texas limited liability company.