What are the requirements for filing a certificate of assumed name in your state? Find the pertinent statutes in your state, or contact your secretary of state’s office or other appropriate state office, to answer the following questions:
What is the document called in your state?
What is the filing fee for filing the certificate of assumed name in your state?
How long does the assumed name, or fictitious name, remain active?
What is the procedure for filing the certificate of assumed name?
Is a state tax identification number required for sole proprietors who hire employees in your state?
What are the procedures for requesting such a number?
Whom must be contacted?
What forms must be completed?