Doing Business As, DBA, Assumed Name

Everyone knows that you should get a certificate for your unincorporated business assumed name. Right? This is also referred to as a DBA, which means “doing business as.” We can help you get your assumed name – DBA filed fast in San Antonio, Bexar County. Simply answer some questions online and talk to our prospective client intake specialist, and our attorney will review your request and get your San Antonio, Bexar County assumed name DBA filed so that you can have your certificate.

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Many people do not know that Texas law requires a certificate for certain unincorporated persons. Section 71.051 of the Texas Business and Commerce Code states that “A person must file a certificate under this subchapter if the person regularly conducts business or renders a professional service in this state under an assumed name other than as a corporation, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or foreign filing entity.” One penalty for not registering a certificate is that the person may not maintain an action or proceeding in court. Texas Business and Commerce Code Section 71.201. A second penalty is that it might also be a Class A misdemeanor crime. Texas Business and Commerce Code 71.202.

It seams that there are laws, statutes, regulations, and court decisions that impact new business, small business, and stable businesses in New Mexico and Texas. Business attorneys at Marquardt Law Firm, P.C. help business owners navigate business law to help you stay in compliance and avoid penalties.

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