Why do we need DBA?

Why do we need DBA?

Compliance with legal requirements

If you are not using an official or personal name, you may need to apply to enable the DBA business alias.

Compliance with legal requirements

If you are not using an official or personal name, you may need to apply to enable the DBA business alias.

Set up a commercial bank account

In most states, you need a DBA to open a bank account under your company alias name.

Set up a commercial bank account

In most states, you need a DBA to open a bank account under your company alias name.

Expand and grow your business

DBAs help differentiate new lines of business in the marketplace and manage and grow your business.

Expand and grow your business

DBAs help differentiate new lines of business in the marketplace and manage and grow your business.

We offer you the best services

We offer you the best services

We know the application process well

We have completed and submitted over thousands of DBAs, and can file directly with the government, so you don't have to do this yourself, and our team will make sure you're not worried.

We know the application process well

We have completed and submitted over thousands of DBAs, and can file directly with the government, so you don't have to do this yourself, and our team will make sure you're not worried.

We help with publication

Some U.S. states and counties have other requirements, such as publishing your new name in an approved newspaper and providing the appropriate agency with proof of publication, and we will do all the publishing for you.

We help with publication

Some U.S. states and counties have other requirements, such as publishing your new name in an approved newspaper and providing the appropriate agency with proof of publication, and we will do all the publishing for you.

We'll help you find a good name

We will conduct a thorough and exhaustive search to see if your name is available. If not, we will help you find a more suitable one.

We'll help you find a good name

We will conduct a thorough and exhaustive search to see if your name is available. If not, we will help you find a more suitable one.

Legal help (if needed)

If talking to a lawyer gives you peace of mind, or if you have specific legal issues, our network of independent lawyers will be there for you at all times.

Legal help (if needed)

If talking to a lawyer gives you peace of mind, or if you have specific legal issues, our network of independent lawyers will be there for you at all times.

FAQ

FAQ

Yes. The name varies by state. A DBA name is sometimes also called an assumed business name or trade name.
Is the fictitious name the same as DBA?
Yes. The name varies by state. A DBA name is sometimes also called an assumed business name or trade name.
You may be required to file a DBA application if you plan on using a name that's different than the official LLC or corporation name filed with the state. When choosing a DBA name, some states and counties will allow you to use the designation "LLC" or "Inc." But you can't imply that your company is a different entity type than it really is.
Does my LLC or corporation need a DBA?
You may be required to file a DBA application if you plan on using a name that's different than the official LLC or corporation name filed with the state. When choosing a DBA name, some states and counties will allow you to use the designation "LLC" or "Inc." But you can't imply that your company is a different entity type than it really is.
Most banks require sole proprietorships and general partnerships to have registered DBAs to open bank accounts under their business names.
Can I open a bank account before my DBA is filed?
Most banks require sole proprietorships and general partnerships to have registered DBAs to open bank accounts under their business names.
In some places you can use your full name or part of your name without having to register a DBA. Exact rules can vary by state and by county, so it's best to contact your county clerk's office.
Do I need a DBA if I'm using my personal name?
In some places you can use your full name or part of your name without having to register a DBA. Exact rules can vary by state and by county, so it's best to contact your county clerk's office.
Yes. The purpose of a DBA is to inform the public that you intend to conduct business within your state using a name other than your personal name. A DBA doesn't give you unlimited rights to use that name. In contrast, trademark registration can protect a business' brand name, slogan or logo beyond a single geographic area.
Is there a difference between a DBA and a trademark?
Yes. The purpose of a DBA is to inform the public that you intend to conduct business within your state using a name other than your personal name. A DBA doesn't give you unlimited rights to use that name. In contrast, trademark registration can protect a business' brand name, slogan or logo beyond a single geographic area.
Some states and counties will register any properly filed DBA, even if it's the same name as yours. DBA filing doesn't provide business name protection. Name protection generally comes under state and federal trademark law.
Can someone else register the same name?
Some states and counties will register any properly filed DBA, even if it's the same name as yours. DBA filing doesn't provide business name protection. Name protection generally comes under state and federal trademark law.

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