Certificate Of Formation-Professional Limited Liability Company {206} | Pdf Fpdf Docx | Texas

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Certificate Of Formation-Professional Limited Liability Company {206}

This is a Texas form that can be used for Limited Liability Company within Secretary Of State.

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Form 206227General Information 002(Certificate of Formation227Professional Limited Liability Company) 002The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant code provisions. This form and the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and tax specialist. Commentary The professional limited liability company (hereinafter PLLC) is a limited liability company that is formed for the purpose of providing a professional service. A 223professional service224 means any type of service that requires, as a condition precedent to the rendering of the service, the obtaining of a license in this state, including the personal service rendered by a dentist, attorney, physician, or veterinarian. A PLLC is governed by title 1, title 3, and chapters 301 and 304 of title 7 of the Texas Business Organizations Code (BOC). Title 1, chapter 3, subchapter A of the BOC governs the formation of a PLLC and sets forth the provisions required or permitted to be contained in the certificate of formation. Title 7, chapter 301 establishes certain restrictions and requirements regarding ownership and management of a PLLC. Only a professional individual or professional organization may be an owner or manager of a PLLC. Only a professional individual may be an officer of a PLLC. A professional individual is an individual who is licensed to practice the same professional service as the PLLC. A professional organization is a person other than an individual that renders the same professional service as the PLLC only through owners, members, managerial officials, employees, or agents, each of whom is a professional individual or professional organization. Taxes: A PLLC is subject to a state franchise tax. Contact the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Tax Assistance Section, Austin, Texas, 78774-0100, (512) 463-4600 or (800) 252-1381 for franchise tax information. For information relating to federal employer identification numbers, federal income tax filing requirements, tax publications, and forms call (800) 829-3676 or visit the Internal Revenue Service web site at www.irs.gov. Instructions for Form Article 1227Entity Name and Type: Provide a company name and organizational designation. Under section 5.053 of the BOC, if the name chosen is the same as, deceptively similar to, or similar to the name of any existing domestic or foreign filing entity, or any name reservation or registration filed with the secretary of state, the document cannot be filed. The administrative rules adopted for determining entity name availability (Texas Administrative Code, title 1, part 4, chapter 79, subchapter C) may be viewed at www.sos.state.tx.us/tac/index.shtml. If you wish the secretary of state to provide a preliminary determination on name availability, you may call (512) 463-5555, dial 7-1-1 for relay services, or e-mail your name inquiry to corpinfo@sos.state.tx.us. A final determination cannot be made until the document is received and processed by the secretary of state. Do not make financial expenditures or execute documents based on a preliminary clearance. Also note that the preclearance of a name or the issuance of a certificate of formation under a name does not authorize the use of a name in violation of another person222s rights to the name. Pursuant to section 5.060 of the BOC, the name of a professional entity must not be contrary to a statute or regulation that governs a person who provides a professional service through the professional entity, including a rule of professional ethics. Contact the state agency or examining Form 206 1 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com board exercising control over the profession to determine whether the name chosen complies with statutory and regulatory requirements governing the profession. Form 206 0032 003 Article 2227Registered Agent and Registered Office: The registered agent can be either (option A) a domestic entity or a foreign entity that is registered to do business in Texas or (option B) an individual resident of the state. The limited liability company cannot act as its own registered agent; do not enter the limited liability company name as the name of the registered agent. Consent: Effective January 1, 2010, a person designated as the registered agent of an entity must have consented, either in a written or electronic form, to serve as the registered agent of the entity. Although consent is required, a copy of the person222s written or electronic consent need not be submitted with the certificate of formation. The liabilities and penalties imposed by sections 4.007 and 4.008 of the BOC apply with respect to a false statement in a filing instrument that names a person as the registered agent of an entity without that person222s consent. (BOC 247 5.207) Office Address Requirements: The registered office address must be located at a street address where service of process may be personally served on the entity222s registered agent during normal business hours. Although the registered office is not required to be the entity222s principal place of business, the registered office may not be solely a mailbox service or telephone answering service (BOC 247 5.201). 003 Article 3227Governing Authority: The certificate of formation must state whether the PLLC will or will not have managers. If the PLLC will have managers, select option A and provide the name and address of each initial manager in the space provided. If the PLLC will not have managers, select option B and provide the name and address of each initial member of the PLLC in the space provided. A minimum of one person is required. NOTE: Only a professional individual or professional organization may be a manager or member of a PLLC. If the governing person is a professional individual, set forth the name of the individual in the format specified. Do not use prefixes (e.g., Dr., Mr., Mrs., Ms.). Use the suffix box only for titles of lineage (e.g., Jr., Sr., III) and not for other suffixes or titles (e.g., M.D., Ph.D.). If the governing person is a professional organization, set forth the legal name of the organization. For each governing person, only one name should be entered. Do not include both the name of an individual and the name of an organization. An address is always required for each governing person. Please note that a document on file with the secretary of state is a public record that is subject to public access and disclosure. When providing address information for a manager or member, use a business or post office box address rather than a residence address if privacy concerns are an issue. 003 Article 4227Purpose: The certificate of formation of a PLLC must state the type of professional service to be provided by the professional entity. Pursuant to section 2.004 of the BOC, a professional entity may engage in only one type of professional service, unless the entity is expressly authorized to provide more than one type of professional service under state law regulating the professional services. Joint Practice by Certain Professionals: Pursuant to section 301.012 of the BOC, the following professionals are permitted to jointly form and own a PLLC to perform a professional service that falls within the scope of practice of those practitioners. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Form 206 3 (1) Doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy may jointly form and own a PLLC with persons licensed as podiatrists by the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners to perform professional services that fall within the scope of practice of those practitioners. (2) Persons licensed as physicians under Subtitle B, Title 3, Occupations Code, and persons licensed as physician assistants under Chapter 204, Occupations Code, may form and own a PLLC to perform professional services that fall within the scope of practice of those practitioners. (3) Professionals, other than physicians, engaged in related mental health fields such as psychology, clinical social work, licensed professional counseling, and licensed marriage and family therapy may form a PLLC that

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