Obtain a commercial name different from your legal business name.
Sometimes companies require or decide to acquire a commercial name different from the legal business name.
This trade name is commonly referred to as a fictitious name or DBA (Doing business as), and refers to any supposed designation that is not the same as the company name.
It's important to know that your company may have several fictitious names, but these will not give you a new EIN (Company Identification Number). Each company can have only one EIN.
Additionally, each fictitious name has a specific validity time. For more information on this, contact us.
At Prodezk we carry out the entire process for you. The only documents required are:
The main reasons why I company may need to get a Fictitious name are the following:
Yes, the fictitious name can include them, but they must correspond to the type of company initially established.
The process can take between 3 to 5 business days.
When getting a Fictitious Name, your company will receive a Certificate in which the registration number and the DBA are stipulated in the state.
Yes, it is possible to obtain a bank account for a fictitious name.
Yes, DBA can also be known as: Trade name, Assumed trade name and Fictitious Name.