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How to Reinstatement in Texas LLC

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Texas LLC Reinstatement and Request to Set Aside Tax Forfeiture

Are you a business owner looking for Texas LLC Reinstatement and Request to Set Aside Tax Forfeiture? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Reinstatement your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Texas:

Fill out Form 801

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

To Obtain clearance for reinstatement of a terminated LLC, follow the instructions below:
1) Entity Information
a) Registered name of entity
b) File number of entity

2) Indicate the date when the entity was terminated under the provisions of the Tax Code

3) The entity's registered agent and address

4) Attachments
a) Comptroller of Public Accounts Tax Clearance Letter (Required)
b) Amendment to Certificate of Formation or Registration (Required if entity name is no longer available.)

5) Execution
a) Date of filing
b) Name and signature of authorized representative

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

Submit it by mail

To file the reinstatement of a terminated LLC by mail, follow the instructions below:
1. Print the form (two copies) and sign.
2. Payment methods accepted:
- personal checks
- money orders
- LegalEase debit cards
- credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa)
3. Checks or money orders must be made payable to the Secretary of State
4. Mail the completed form in duplicate along with the filing fee to:
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, Texas 78711-3697


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
  1. Change Entity Name for your Texas LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Texas LLC
  3. How to maintain your Texas LLC

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