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If you are doing business under a tradename, most Counties and Cities require that you file an Assumed Name Certificate.
The procedure varies by state and the city. In California, it is referred to as a DBA (Doing Business As) filing and typically requires a filing with the state and a publication in a newspaper of general circulation for 4 weeks.
Some other state require that the request be notarized and the name published in the county approved newspaper.
The county or city website or phone information lines do not always provide you complete information as to what is needed to file for DBA or Assumed Name Certificate.
Let us help you with this process.
An Assumed name certificate filing is same as DBA (Doing Business As) filing. It is an official and public registration of any business entity.
Assumed name certificate filings are required for:
(i) We will assist you with the requirements for filing DBA in a particualar state;
(ii) We will prepare all the necessary documents
(iii) Depending on the state/county's requirements, we will send the forms back to you for notarization (or have a mobile notary contact you for extra charge);
(iv) If necessary we will arrange for publication of the assumned name.
(v) We will promptly file the required papers with the local authorities.
(vi) We will forward you all the cerifications from the county and city.
Pleaase also consider obtaining a businesss license for your business.
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