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What is a DBA?


DBA (Doing Business As) Filing Service

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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What are the publication requirements?
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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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The state, county, and/or municipality where the DBA is filed determines the expiration date. Some are valid for several years, and some never expire. The appropriate agency will notify you at the ...
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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 ...
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