How To Start A Business In Texas
Entrepreneurship in Texas
Texas natives have invented everyday objects from the handheld calculator to Dr. Pepper. In fact, 3D printers originated from the University of Texas. It's no wonder so many great entrepreneurs have come from Texas.
With people like Mary Kay Ash (Founder of Mary Kay Inc.), and Michael Dell (Founder of Dell Technologies) to look up to, the people of Texas love to lead entrepreneurial teams that change the world.
As the second largest state and home to the historic Alamo, the lone star state is a great place to start your small business.
Registering Your Business
Registering your business is one of the first steps to success.
And with Texas’s 300 dollar fee for starting an LLC, it's important you get it right.
Decide what kind of model is right for you (LLP, LLC, Corporation, Sole Proprietorship). Most small businesses start with an LLC. If you’d like an LLC, S-Corp, or C-Corp done for you, we’d be happy to do that on your behalf.
Before you start your business, look around to understand the market in Texas.
With an abundance of rich natural resources, Texas has a ton of business potential.
According to TaxFoundation.org, Texas ranks an awesome 6th in the individual income tax rank.
Another good way to understand Texas’s market is to visit your local Chambers of Commerce.
You can use your local chamber of commerce to identify opportunities and threats in your local community. It’s a great way to get started on the bottom 2 quadrants of your SWOT analysis.
We’d recommend looking through it and identifying competitors in your industry, and identify the points of parity you need to live up to, and how to better leverage your points of differentiation.
Texas is full of hard working people that can be amazing assets to your company.
Unemployment rate in Texas:
Information from Texas.gov
Average annual salary in Texas:
27.18 dollars an hour
Information from Zip Recruiter
Education levels for residents of 25 and older:
High school degree or higher:
Bachelor degree or higher:
Information from World Population Review
Price index yearly growth: 17.62%
Medium house price: 172,500 dollars
National average house price: 269,039 dollars
Texas is a unique place to start a business. We hope that the resources and points we brought up here will help you start a business there.
If you’d like to dive deeper into how to start a business, check out our much longer article How To Start A Business. Use both of them to get started on the right foot from day one.
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