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Florida Small Business magazine and the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations teamed up to create “dba Florida,” this concise reference guide for incorporating and doing business in the state. Inside you’ll find official information on ...


A corporation is an independent legal entity that exists separately from the people who own, control and manage it. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2016

Trademarks and Service Marks

A trademark or service mark is important to a business that is trying to protect a name, design, slogan or any combination thereof. Read more »
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A partnership exists when two or more persons co-own a business and share in the profits and losses of the business. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2016

Limited Liability Companies

A limited liability company (LLC) is similar to, but different from a corporation. Like a corporation, it offers limited personal liability. However... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2016

Fictitious Names

A fictitious name, also known as a “doing business as” or “dba” name, is a name that is different from your personal name if doing business... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2016

Annual Reports

An annual report is a required report that is used to update or confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. Read more »
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Info Services

The Florida Department of State’s Division of Corporations serves as the State of Florida’s official business entity index. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2016

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