Houston, TX asked in Business Formation for Texas

Q: I live in TX, but am buying a property in KY with a newly formed KY LLC. Do I need to qualify the LLC in Texas?

Further, I am applying for an EIN with the IRS. The website is asking where my physical address is - would that be the KY initial registered office, my home address in Texas (where I work), or the property address that I'm in contract to purchase?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Benton R Patterson III
Benton R Patterson III
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: There are specific requirements governing when a business entity must register to conduct business in Texas. An attorney would need to know all the facts about the business to answer this question. The address of the business is not the registered agent's office. Typically, the business address is listed in its formation documents. If it is not, the business may not have been set up properly.

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