These files contain information and model forms to help a nonprofit that is seeking to incorporate as a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation in Texas.

Forming a Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Corporation in Texas, 2015 Edition This how-to manual provides an overview of the steps to form a nonprofit corporation in Texas.

Model Certificate of Formation  – A form for a Certificate of Formation for a Texas nonprofit corporation.

Model Bylaws – A sample form for bylaws for a non-membership nonprofit corporation.

Certificate of Formation and Bylaws Worksheet – A Certificate of Formation and Bylaws checklist for creating a Texas nonprofit corporation.

Sample Letter to Client with Instructions on Filing Articles –  A sample attorney letter to a client with instructions on how to file articles of incorporation and other steps in formation of a nonprofit corporation.

Organizational Meeting of Newly Incorporated Texas Nonprofit Corporation – Guidelines for conducting and recording the first organizational meeting following incorporation with the Texas Secretary of State.

Forming a Nonprofit Child-Care Center – A manual on how to start a nonprofit child-care center in your community.

Home Grown: Legal Guide to Starting a Nonprofit Farmers’ Market in Texas, 2010 Edition –  A manual on how to start a non-profit farmers’ market in your community.

Texas Secretary of State

Texas Comptroller Window on State Government. The Texas Comptroller’s Office is the the state’s tax collector, revenue estimator, economic forecaster and treasurer.

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