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Assumed Name Registration

Texas Business and Commerce Code Title 5 Chapter 71 requires all persons conducting business or providing professional services to file an Assumed Name Certificate in the County in which the person(s) will be conducting their business.

Collin County:

Collin County Clerk’s Office
Collin County Administration Building
2300 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 2106
McKinney, Texas 75071
Phone:(972) 548-4185 (McKinney)
(972) 424-1460 ext. 4185 (Metro)
Hours:Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


More information about registering an assumed name in Collin County.

Denton County:

Frisco Government Center
5533 FM 423
Suite 301
Frisco, TX 75034-8975
(972) 434-3900

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

More information about registering an assumed name in Denton County.

Collin Small Business Development Center

The Collin SBDC is a cooperative partnership between the US Small Business Administration, the State of Texas, and Collin College. The Collin SBDC provides free business counseling and is prepared to assist in identifying grant and attractive loan opportunities. Find resources for starting a new business, as well as consulting, resources, and training to help existing businesses.

Inspire Frisco

Inspire Frisco is an organization motivating local entrepreneurs to take initiative, engage, and guide the growing Frisco startup community.

National Association for the Self-Employed

The National Association for the Self-Employed provides direct access to experts, benefits, and consolidated buying power that traditionally had been available only to large corporations.

Small Business and Self Employed Tax Center

The Small Business and Self Employed Tax Center provides resources for taxpayers who file Form 1040, Schedules C, E, F or Form 2106, as well as small businesses with assets under $10 million.

Small Business Administration (SBA

Whether you’re already up and running or just getting started, the SBA can help.

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

Free business counseling services offered through the Frisco Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday morning by appointment. (Currently being offered virtually.) SCORE also offers webinars and workshops in the Dallas area.

StartUp FAQs

Collin Small Business Development Center has provided a helpful list for starting a business. 

Starting a Business in Texas

The Office of the Governor provides a seven-step process for starting a business in Texas. 

Small Business Handbook

The Office of the Governor provides a Small Business Handbook each year. 

Texas Sales and Use Tax Permits

Office of the Texas Comptroller – The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state’s finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government. The Comptroller’s office is at your service. Contact them by phone or e-mail, or visit one of their Field Offices. Get information regarding Texas Sales & Use Tax Forms

More Information

For more information about joining the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, view our member benefits and/or contact Brian Davis, Director of Membership. 



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