PPECC Required Documents

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Sole Proprietorship

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C) if the sole proprietor is not using the Social Security number as the taxpayer identification number
  • Assumed Name Certificate from the county in which business premises are maintained

For-profit Corporation

  • Certificate of Formation from the Texas Secretary of State (SOS)
  • Certificate of Registration (if not formed in Texas for authority to transact business in Texas from the SOS)
  • Articles and/or by-laws
  • Any Certificate of Amendment, original Certificate of Formation, Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Certificate of Assumed Business Name filed with the SOS
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Nonprofit Organization

Includes non-profit corporations, non-profit limited liability companies and non-profit unincorporated associations

  • Certificate of Formation from the SOS
  • Certificate of Registration (if not formed in Texas for authority to transact business in Texas from the SOS)
  • Articles and/or by-laws and/or company agreement
  • Any Certificate of Amendment to the original Certificate of Formation
  • Certificate of Account Status or Certificate of Exemption from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Certificate of Assumed Business Name filed with the Texas SOS
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Limited Liability Company

  • Certificate of Formation from the SOS
  • Certificate of Registration (if not formed in Texas for authority to transact business in Texas from the SOS)
  • Company Agreement
  • Any Certificate of Amendments to the original Certificate of Formation
  • Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Certificate of Assumed Business Name filed with the Texas SOS
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

General Partnership

  • General Partnership Agreement (if none, a written statement to that effect)
  • Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Assumed Name Certificate from county where business premise are maintained
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

General Partnership Registered as a Limited Liability Partnership

  • Registration of a Limited Liability Partnership from the SOS
  • General Partnership Agreement (if there is none, a written statement to that effect is required)
  • Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Assumed Name Certificate from county in which business premises are maintained
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Limited Partnership

  • Certificate of Formation from the SOS
  • Certificate of Registration (if not formed in Texas for authority to transact business in Texas from the SOS)
  • Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Any Certificate of Amendment to the original Certificate of Formation
  • Limited Partnership Agreement
  • Certificate of Assumed Business Name from the SOS
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Limited Partnership Registered as a Limited Liability Partnership

  • Registration of a limited liability partnership
  • Certificate of Formation from the SOS
  • Certificate of Registration (if not formed in Texas for authority to transact business in Texas from the SOS)
  • Certificate of Account Status from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Any Certificate of Amendments to the original Certificate of Formation
  • Limited Partnership Agreement
  • Certificate of Assumed Business Name from the SOS
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Trust, Living Trust or Estate

  • Will and/or letters
  • Testamentary and/or trust agreement
  • Assumed Name Certificate from county in which business premises are maintained
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)

Other, specify

  • Enter the legal entity type of the applicant if it is not one of the types specified on the application.

Governmental Entity Type

  • Check the applicable Governmental Entity Type and submit supporting legal documents as described below.

Federal, State, County or City Governmental Authority or Hospital District/Authority

  • Documents that authorized the formation of, and established the existence of, the governmental authority or hospital district/hospital authority (obtain from relevant source, such as city council, county commissioners court or state/federal legislative branch of government)
  • By-laws or regulations of the applicable entity (governmental authority, hospital district authority, etc.), if by-laws or regulations exist
  • Assumed Name Certificate from county in which business premises are maintained
  • IRS letter issuing Taxpayer Identification Number (Form CP-575 or 147-C)