The Department of Economic Development is responsible for assisting Texas communities and businesses in developing and encouraging economic development. In addition to various programs offered in and by the state, the site includes business resources including both technical and financial assistance. Business startup information and business licences and permits are also included.
1700 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78711
The Secretary of State is responsible for registering and regulating Business and Non-profit Corporations in Texas. This site includes information on incorporation and filing of proper forms. Most of the forms required for incorporation are available for downloading.
Austin, TX 78701
The Comptroller of Public Accounts is responsible for regulating and collecting state taxes. The site includes information and formsfor obtaining sales tax permits and filing sales taxes. The site also contains informative areas about starting and conducting a business in Texas.
111 East 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774
The Texas State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works with existing and startup small businesses to help them grow and compete in today’s global economy.