Registering a DBA in New York
New York has separate procedures for filing DBA, depending on the type of company filing it:
DBA filed by an individual (sole proprietorship) or general partnership is called "Business Certificate", and it is registered by filing a DBA with the county clerk in the county in which the business is based (and not with Department of State). The fee to file a business certificate varies depending on the county, but it is typically more expensive in the 5 boroughs of New York City. Application must be notarized prior to filing.
DBA filed by an organized entity (such as LLC or corporation) is called "Certificate of Assumed Name", and it is registered by filing an application with New York Department of State. This application does not need to be notarized prior to filing, however the fee for corporations depends on the counties for which the certificate is filed (and can reach close to $2000 if the corporation wants to have a DBA filed in all counties of New York State). LLCs and Limited Partnerships don't have the additional county fee.
We can help you research the assumed or fictitious business name of your choice, and prepare and file all the necessary registration paperwork with the county clerk(s) of your choice (or the Department of State, depending on the entity type) - all you need to do is complete our simple application below.
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