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Texas Secretary of State Business Entity Search

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Taxable Entity Search allows individuals to search for entities based upon a Tax ID, Entity Name, or File Number. Utilizing the File Number or Tax ID will yield an exact entity, as there is only one number per entity. To search for multiple companies or to use the search tool as a name availability search, users should enter an Entity Name.

How to Search

Step 1 – Head to the following web page: https://mycpa.cpa.state.tx.us/coa/. Once the user reaches the page, enter one of three possible search parameters. These consist of Tax IDEntity Name, and File Number. Once a parameter has been entered into its associated text box, select the blue Search button.

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Step 2 – Once the search is executed, entities that match the searched information will appear in a list. Here, the user will be able to view the LLCs’ Name, Taxpayers ID#, and Zip. To view more information on an entity, select the Details button next to the desired entity.

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Step 3 – The information that will be displayed regarding an entity is as follows:

  • Texas Taxpayer Number
  • Mailing Address
  • Right to Transact Business in Texas
  • State of Formation
  • Effective SOS Registration Date
  • Texas SOS File Number
  • Registered Agent Name
  • Registered Office Street Address

To view information regarding company Officers and Directors, select the associated tab at the top of the page.

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