Resources for Local Entrepreneurs
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 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.
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 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.
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