My business is registered in Texas and I want to open a branch in Florida (any state). I also want to open a bank account in Florida, and also would like to eventually file H1B for employees working in Florida location.
Yes you will, eventually. Registering isn't required in order to open a bank account, but Florida requires that you register by filing an Application for Authorization to Transact Business with their Department of State if you intend to maintain a physical presence there. You will need to file before you start hiring employees and transacting business.
You will register as a "foreign" business (foreign in this case meaning not from that state, not necessarily from another country). The forms for this are available online, although I'm sure a Florida based attorney would be happy to assist you with them if you aren't comfortable filing them yourself.
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