How to Become a Sole Proprietor |

April 18, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business entity. It means that you just hang your shingle and go out building your business with little practical effect on what you do. Cash checks, open a bank account, create signage and letterhead etc. Also, as long as you’re the only (“sole” – get it?) owner of […]

How to Register a Business Name |

April 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

There is no perfect formula for picking a great business name. The best name depends on a number of factors and things to take into consideration. Some things to consider are: what kind of business you do, others can simply be your lineage (family name) or unique as your own tastes / style. There are, […]

Starting a Business | Get a Business Name

April 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Cannot play this video? When starting any new business, the owner needs to go to the county offices and file for a fictitious business name – or you can go to LegalZoom and file a DBA in less than 10 minutes! Get tips for choosing a business name with advice from a college business instructor […]

File a DBA – Video Tutorial

April 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

We created a short 3 min Video showing people how to use to file a DBA in 3 easy steps. Check out the video, and file your DBA or FBN online today! If you are doing business under any name other than your given name, or your actual corporate name, you will need to […]

How to File a DBA |

April 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Filing a DBA, or Doing Business As, requires going to a local county court office and completing any necessary paperwork. Discover more about filing a DBA, that sometimes require the publication of a fictitious name statement in a local newspaper, with ideas from a lawyer in this free video.

What Does the Standard DBA Filing Package Include?

October 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

When you are starting up, you definitely want to keep costs low and the process simple. Filing for a DBA helps you to do that. You do not have the ongoing maintenance or the costs associated with forming a corporation or LLC. Once your business is running profitably, you may want to convert it to […]

I have a Corporation, should I file a DBA as well?

September 15, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Another common reason to register a DBA is when your state-level entity (such as a corporation or limited liability company) has a division or unit that conducts business using a variation of—or a completely different name than—the true name. For example, a bank whose true name is “ABC Bank Inc.” might market their mortgage services […]

“Thanks for all your help DBA Filing Online!” – Customer Testimonial

September 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

“I just wanted to say thanks for all your help DBA Filing Online! My Husband and I used your site to research our DBA filing – it went flawless. We used your LegalZoom referral link, and everything worked perfectly. Thanks again!” -Carol F.  Sandy, Utah

DBA Basic Information

September 11, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The Basics If your name were Amy Smith and the name of your business was Donuts World, you would register your business as Amy Smith, doing business as Donuts World. If you were a corporation named Green, Inc., and you conducted business under the name Express Furniture, you would register your business name as Green, […] Launches!

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