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Do I need to register a DBA before I can begin doing business with it?


DBA (Doing Business As) Filing Service


In most cases, state and local jurisdictions require a DBA to be filed prior to transacting business with it. But in some jurisdictions, a DBA filing is required within a specific period of time of the initial date of use (often within 30 - 60 days).

Another consideration is that without a registered DBA, a business can usually not open a bank account in that name.



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Can a DBA registration be expedited? We do offer Expedited and Rush priority services if you'd like to obtain your prepared DBA filing documents quicker (within 2 business days or 1 business day, respectively). Our Rush priority service ...
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How long does it take to register a DBA? This varies for each jurisdiction. In some, we can have it completed for you in as little as one week, in others it can take up to 8 weeks. The average filing time is 2–4 weeks...
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What are the publication requirements? Like all filing requirements, publication requirements vary by the jurisdiction in which the DBA registration is filed. Some jurisdictions require that the DBA filing is announced in specific ...
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