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The Certificate of Assumed Business Name Form

Also referred to as Business Under Assumed Name (BUAN), Doing Business As (DBA) and Fictitious Name is recorded in the local Register of Deeds Offices and transmitted to the NC Secretary of State Office into a statewide database where name searches can be done in all 100 counties. The business form should be filed in the county where the person resides or where they plan to conduct business. Up to five business names can be filed on one form. The filing fee is $26.00.

EIN Application

The Internet EIN application is the preferred method for customers to apply for and obtain an EIN. Once the application is completed, the information is validated during the online session, and an EIN is issued immediately. The online application process is available for all entities whose principal business, office or agency, or legal residence (in the case of an individual), is located in the United States or U.S. Territories.