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Trademark vs. DBA — Can You Have One Without the Other?

When you decide how to name your company, you’ll need to decide whether you want a trademark or DBA name or, perhaps, both.

If You’re Not a U.S. Citizen, Can You Get an EIN for Your Business?

If you’re not a U.S. citizen and wondering how you can get an EIN for a foreign entity, we have all the details. Read more.

Risks of Being Your Own Registered Agent

Being a business owner comes with a lot of responsibilities, but being your own Registered Agent should not be one of them. Learn why.

Do’s and Don’ts of Getting a Virtual Address for a Non-U.S. Resident Business

Setting up shop and establishing a business in the U.S. as a non-resident may be easier than you think, and you can do it from anywhere in the world.

Can You File a Trademark on Your Own?

Trying to figure out how to file a trademark on your own can be complicated. Learn more about your options to protect your business.

14 Common Business Licenses You Might Need

It’s important to stay compliant with business license regulations to keep your company running smoothly. Learn about some of the most common licenses here.

Need a Physical Address for Your Business?

Here are a few reasons as to why you’d want to maintain an address other than your home for your small business, and how you can go about getting one.

Your Series LLC — One or Multiple EINs?

If you’re starting or managing a Series LLC, will you need a separate Employer Identification Number for each business? Find out what the IRS says and learn the best way forward.

How to Find Out If a Business Name Is Already Registered

Wondering if the business name you want is already registered? Read our guide to help you begin the search process and confirm that your name is available.

When to File a Patent, a Trademark or a Copyright

Do you know when to file a patent, a trademark or a copyright? We break down the differences between these three protections here.