The Consequences of Not Filing a DBA

March 2, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

In a previous DBAFilingOnline article entitled ‘Why You Need a DBA – It’s the Law!’ it was stated that business owners need to inform the public that they are “Doing Business As” any name other than their own personal name. It’s a requirement, and banks will not open a business account for anyone without proof of their […]

4 Key steps on How to Add a DBA to an LLC

January 25, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are operating a limited liability company (LLC), you need to expand your business horizons. With an LLC, it is hard for the business community to do business with you freely. LLC are highly considered as private entities with no independence from the owner. You need to do something that can make your business […]

Understanding Your EIN |

December 21, 2016 by · 1 Comment 

The publication “Understanding Your EIN” provides general information on Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) for Business Owners. The topics included in “Understanding Your EIN” are: What is an EIN Information by type of business entity When you need a new EIN How to apply for an EIN How to complete Form SS-4 Where to apply for […]

File a DBA – Get a EIN or Federal Tax ID

November 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment is the leading Federal Tax ID – EIN filing service. Our unique and efficient process will save you time, money and effort. We help you to… Complete your Federal Tax ID/EIN Application form Accurately. File your Federal Tax ID – EIN | Click to get started! We will walk you through the Federal Tax […]

Doing Business As (DBA) a Fictitious Business Name |

September 29, 2016 by · 1 Comment 

Scott Allen over at wrote a great article on DBA’s and FBN’s – I highly encourage any small business owner or Entrepreneur read it! FBA or FBN – Why do you want one and how do you get one? A fictitious business name, assumed name, or DBA (short for “doing business as”), referred to […]

Which Business Structure is Right For Me?

August 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Forming your business can be fast and easy (Trust Us!). Simply answer a series of questions online, and we’ll take care of the rest. Incorporation’s: Personal liability protection Taxed at corporate and individual level Formal meetings and record-keeping required LLC’s: Same liability protection as a corporation No corporate tax, profits passed directly to owners Fewer […]

Selecting a Business Name |

August 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

From Whether it’s a clever moniker, a personal tribute, or simply picked out of hat, your business’ name will frame its identity. The significance of choosing a name can sometimes be a tricky undertaking. You may find it helpful to keep alternatives in mind during your selection process. If you’re having some trouble selecting […]

General DBA Information

May 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether you’re a corporation, LLC or sole proprietor, there may be advantages to filing a “Doing Business As” or “DBA” for your business. What is a DBA? DBA stands for “doing business as” and is an official and public registration of a business name. DBAs are also known as Fictitious Names, Fictitious Business Names, Assumed […]

Why You Need a DBA – It’s the Law!

May 20, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

1. It is the law! By law, you have to inform the public that you are Doing Business As any name other than your own personal name. California law states that all Fictitious Business Name Statements (aka FBN/DBAs) must be published for four (4) consecutive weeks in an adjudicated newspaper after filing with the County […]

Do I need a Federal Tax ID Number (EIN) for a DBA?

April 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Legally, you are required to identify your business with one of two numbers: either your Social Security Number or an EIN (Employer Identification Number, a.k.a. Federal Tax ID Number). If you are a sole proprietor, your Social Security Number can be used on all of your government forms and other official documents, but most small […]

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