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Good morning. To form an LLC, you will need to: i) complete and file a Certificate of Formation with the Texas Secretary of State..you can do this online at the Secretary of State website; ii) obtain an taxpayer identification number ("EIN") from the IRS at the IRS website online; iii) prepare a simple operating agreement; iv) open a bank account in the name of the LLC; and v) file assumed name certificates with the Secretary of State and in the county of the principal place of business if operating under any name but the official name of the LLC. You would then transfer the assets of each small business to the LLC and operate under the LLC.
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My questions was this. I know how to form an LLC. I will form this under a certain name. I have a couple of other small buisnesses and wondered if I could operate these under the umberella of my LLC?
Ok thanks, XXXXX XXXXX I am clear on my understanding. I can form my LLC under one name and operate 2 other businesses under different names, and be covered legally under the LLC? Would I need to add the names of the other 2 businesses on the LLC?
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