When I wanted to create an assumed name for my newly created Texas corporation, I wanted to file online, but found the site a bit unfriendly to navigate. However, the folks at the Secretary of State’s office (help desk) are friendly and will help you navigate the site should you wish to call them (512-463-5555)
Here is a quick tutorial on filing a corporate assumed name online with SOSDirect: (information in this tutorial should not be taken or construed as legal advice. Should you have legal questions regarding your corporate assumed name you should speak with your attorney or CPA.
Once you are at the SOS direct site you will need to create an account if you do not already have one.
Next, you’ll need to enter your USER ID and password. Your permanent USER ID will be emailed to you after creating your online profile with SOSDirect.
Since SOSDirect does not store your credit card information, you will need to enter your credit card information prior to setting up your corporate assumed name with the state of Texas.