Before forming an LLC in Texas, a unique name has to be found. The Texas Secretary of State – Corporations Section records the names of all registered business entities in the state, whether a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, Limited Company, Limited Liability Partnership or a Limited Partnership.
If you want help on finding the availability of LLC names in Texas, you can read our easy step-by-step guide.
Step 2 – Enter the name you want to use in the Entity Name field. In this example, we will search for “Puppy Bear”. In this case, the name has already been registered and is in good standing with the state. Some searches will return forfeited, franchise tax ended or franshise tax involuntarily ended. Depending on how long the entity has not been active, the name may be able to register.
The full name search result will have information including: