How to file a DBA in Alabama
Filing an Alabama DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name', is a simple process. You will file the DBA at the state level.
Read below for answers to your questions about DBAs, plus important details and links, why you might consider filing an assumed name (DBA), and how a DBA can help or hurt you. If you need to research how to file a DBA in another U.S. state or territory, select it below.
Do I need a DBA in Alabama?
Alabama does not require General Partnerships or sole proprietorships to file a DBA. LLCs and corporations are required to file a DBA in Alabama.