Assumed Names/dba's. An assumed name is one that is different than the official name of the licensee as maintained in our database. Requirements for this process can be found on the following Department of …
Business Registration (DBA) - Ottawa County, Michigan
DBA "Doing Business As" Registration is required by State Law and is done through the County Clerk's Office. The first step is to search the businesses registered in Ottawa County to confirm that the business name …
Corporations Division - Search for a business entity
And for sole proprietors, a DBA is required in order to open a bank account and receive payments in the name of your business. 2. For LLCs or corporations, a DBA will let you operate multiple businesses without having to form a separate LLC or corporation for each business.
Go to the website of your local Secretary of State. Look for a section of the website devoted to business. Usually, local governments keep official records of all businesses registered in the area, including their names.