When establishing your business in the state of New York, it is important to first determine if the name you wish to use for your business is available. This post will walk you through the simple process of doing a New York name search.
Superbiz can also assist you in this process, in addition to providing a full spectrum of Incorporation Services.
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In Florida, the “Doing Business As” name is also known as a “Fictitious Name”. In other states these names can also be referred to as “Trade Names”.
Superbiz can register your FLORIDA DBA /FICTITIOUS NAME. A1A has been registering Florida DBAs for twelve years and has registered at least 5,000 DBAs. We review each new online order to look for potential mistakes. Read on to learn all you need to know about this process and a few important thing you will need to know in order to
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As mentioned in our previous post, it is very important to determine if the name you chose for your business is available before establishing your Corporation or LLC.
However, if you MUST have that name, you can consider alternatives such as filing a Fictitious Name. If there is very little chance that there would be a conflict with the other business of the same name (perhaps they are in another country, or an entirely different industry – both of which can mitigate the possible negative effects – but in most cases, it is best to find an original name.
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When incorporating or establishing your LLC in Florida, one of the first steps is to make sure that you chose a name that it is not yet being used by another business.
This is a fairly simple 4-step process, and is important to do in the early stages of your business development process.
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The following information outlines everything you need in order to form a Florida Limited Liability Company.
1. Name of the LLC
- The name of the LLC must be distinguishable from all other LLCs currently registered with Florida. The name must end with the LLC, L.L.C. or Limited Liability Company.
2. Principal Address and Mailing Address of the LLC
- The principal address must be a street address and can be a home address. The mailing address can be either a street address or P.O. Box.
3. Registered Agent Name and Address
- You must appoint a Registered Agent. The Registered Agent is usually one of the Members or Managers of the LLC. It is also common to have an attorney or accountant act as the agent or use an Incorporation
- Service like ours to act as your Registered Agent. The Registered Agent does need to sign the Articles of Organization.
4. Names of Authorized Members or Manager
- It is not a requirement to list the Authorized Member or Managers, but it makes it much easier to open a bank account and do any other business with your LLC. If you do not list anyone during the first year of existence, it will be necessary to list someone the following year on the annual report.
5. Effective Date
- The Articles of Organization can have an effective date up to 90 days after the date of filing or up to 5 days prior to filing.
- The Articles of Organization need to be signed by an Authorized Representative of the Company.
Superbiz can assist in preparing and filing your Articles of Organization. Get in touch with us today!
Your quick guide for filing a Florida LLC Name Change.
In order to file a LLC Name Change, an amendment to LLC record needs to be filed. The Limited Liability Company Amendment form is used to do so.
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“What are the steps to obtaining a Florida Business Tax License?”
Check out the quick step-by-step guide that we created for you to learn everything you need to know about obtaining a Florida Business Tax License,
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What is an Apostille?
The word Apostille is French for the word Certification. The purpose of an Apostille is to certify documents from one country for use in another country.
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5 common mistakes made when filing the Florida Annual Report
- Not filing on time – The report is due on May 1st.
- Having incorrect or out-of-date addresses and names on the company.
- Forgetting to input the EIN number.
- Not filing because you did no business – Regardless of whether the company does any business, if you want to keep the entity active, you must file the annual report each year.
- Not ensuring that the name and address of the registered agent are current. The registered address is the legal address of the company.
It is important that the information is current so you receive any official correspondence.
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You can learn more about state-specific requirements by selecting your state from the drop-down menu on our homepage.