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. You still might have to file the necessary paperwork and progress through the legal channels to register your fictitious business name. […]
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.
There are “DBA renewal companies,” which might send a notice that your business name is about to expire. Avoid getting caught in this trap!
Many small business owners think that they can get by without forming an LLC and instead decide to operate with a DBA, also known as “Doing Business As” and fictitious business name. What is DBA or Fictitious Business Name? A DBA is often used by sole proprietors that want to operate their business under a separate […]