DBA Florida

Florida DBA

According to the Arizona Dept. of State (Div. of Corp.), “failure to comply with the fictitious name registration provisions of section 865.09, F.S., is a misdemeanor of the second degree and punishable as provided in section 775.082 or section 775.083, F.S.”

In Florida you can file your DBA (aka trade name, assumed name or fictitious business name) yourself with your Department of State (Division of Corporations). Or, use a legal document service such as LegalZoom to handle the entire process for you.

LegalZoom charges $99.00 (plus state filing fees) for Florida DBA’s. Click here to learn more about pricing.

What is a DBA?

DBA, an acronym for ‘doing business as’, is a business filing, usually conducted at the state level, which declares that an individual, company or organization is operating a business under a name other than his/her birth name. DBA’s are commonly referred to as a fictitious business names, assumed business and trade names. All these terms mean the same thing. … Read More

What is the difference between a fictitious business name and a DBA “doing business as” name? … Read More

If I have an LLC or corporation, am I required to file a DBA under that name as well? … Read More

If I am running a sole proprietorship under my personal name, do I need to file a DBA? … Read More