Under the right circumstances, a limited liability company (LLC) can benefit from establishing a DBA — or “doing business as” — name. But all the misinformation surrounding DBAs, how they work and when they best serve your company only presents further complications. Many companies lack the guidance to make an informed decision regarding their company’s potential return […]
A certificate of assumed business name can often be a key element in growing your business. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.
Choosing a DBA (Doing Business As) name or fictitious name for your business can be risky…or it can be a good strategy. Learn more!
What’s in a name? Well, when it comes to getting your new business off to the right start — plenty. The name you choose for your Limited Liability Company (LLC) or other type of business needs to indicate the nature and scope of your mission, while also being catchy enough to stick in prospective customers […]
Once you’ve settled on the perfect name for your business and have verified its availability, the hard part may be over — but you’re far from ready to open your doors and begin taking customers.
California is one of the most popular states to register your brand-new fictitious business name. If you already have a California-based company or are looking to start one, here’s how to file a DBA in California.
A fictitious business name, a DBA and an assumed business name are all labels that are routinely bandied about when it comes to what you should be calling your company. The big secret? They are all essentially the same, with no real difference between them.
To clarify the relationship between nonprofit corporations and DBA filing, we’ll begin by discussing what it means to use a DBA name.
Have you filed a DBA, but now want to change it? Find out if you can have more than one DBA and what the benefits and drawbacks might be.
Want to go much bigger than just your LLC can handle? Here’s how you can set up a DBA franchise business under your existing LLC.