Please refer to your local statutes for the most up-to-date requirements.

Articles of incorporation

Business entity search
Additional info
Fee: $25
Processing: 3-4 weeks (estimate)
Signatures: No special requirements at this time

Corporate annual report

The Secretary of State will request a Periodic Corporate Report no more than once every four years. This request will be sent via mail. Failure to file this report when requested will result in the involuntary termination of the organization.
Business entity search
Link: Form 802
Due: Upon request
Fee: $5.00

Charity registration


Income/franchise tax exemption


Sales tax exemption

You must file form AP-204 below to apply for sales tax exemption in Texas.

If your club has been granted a Sales and Use Tax Permit, you are required to file an Online Sales and Use Tax Return monthly, quarterly, or yearly depending on the amount of sales tax collected.
Initial form
Link: Form AP-204
Due: n/a
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge
Required attachments:

  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • Thoroughly check form instructions for any additional required documents

Tax department

Raffle (games of chance)

No permit required
Filing information
Link: https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/divisions/financial-litigation/charitable-trusts/charitable-raffles-and-casinopoker-nights
Due: Before event
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge