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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 ...

Corporations

A corporation is a legal entity, created by statute with all the rights, privileges and responsibilities of a natural person... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Trademarks, Service, Collective & Certification Marks

A trademark or service mark may be registered with the Division of Corporations, providing the mark meets all requirements and complies with the provisions stipulated in Chapter 495, Florida Statutes. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Partnerships

A partnership is an association of two or more persons to carry on a business for profit as co-owners. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Limited Liability Companies

A limited liability company is a hybrid form of business entity combining some of the attributes of a corporation with the status of a partnership. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Fictitious Names

A Fictitious Name Registration is required of individuals who do business under any name other than either their legal personal name or a properly registered corporate name... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Judgment Liens

A judgment liens is a lien imposed on a judgment debtor's nonexempt personal property. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Info Services

Access to information filed with the Division of Corporations, blank forms and publications are available several ways and in a variety of formats. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

Corporate Filings at a Glance

Information required on documents to be registered with the Division of Corporations. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

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Chipola Feather Fest Preview

Between April 24-26 the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail festival will take place in the Chipola area of the Florida Panhandle. See what the birders are looking for.

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About the Everglades, we should...

  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

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