Doing Business As
A “doing business as” is commonly referred to as a “fictitious name” in this state.
In Pennsylvania you can file your DBA (aka trade name, assumed name or fictitious business name) yourself with your Pennsylvania Department of State. Or, use a legal document service such as Swyft Fillings to handle the entire process for you.
Swyft Fillings charges $99.00 (plus state filing fees) for Pennsylvania DBA’s. Click here to learn more about pricing.
DBA State Information
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
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