A DBA is a name of an individual or company conducting business under what is different than their legal name.
Where to file depends on state requirements. Some states require you file at the city, others the county or even the state office. To find out what the requirements are in your state, please contact our office toll free at (888)-DoMyLLC (366-9552).
- Individual/Sole Proprietor
- Nonprofit Corporation
- Professional Corporation
Banks generally require a DBA be filed prior to opening a business account for a sole proprietor.
In most jurisdictions you are required to file your DBA within about 60 days after you first started using the name.
There is no limit to the amount of DBA’s a person or entity can have.