South Dakota DBA
Doing Business As
According to the South Dakota Secretary of State, you are “required to file a fictitious name statement if you operate a business as a proprietorship and do not include the last name of each owner in the business name.”
In South Dakota you can file your DBA (aka trade name, assumed name or fictitious business name) yourself with your Secretary 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 South Dakota 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
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