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What is a DBA?


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DBA stands for "Doing Business As" and is an official, public registration of a business name with either the state or local jurisdiction. DBAs are sometimes called "Fictitious Names", "Assumed Names", or "Trade Names". Basically, a DBA is an operating name of a business that is different from its official legal name.


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