How to file a DBA in Connecticut
Filing a Connecticut DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name', is a simple process. You will file the DBA either by mail or at a local town home, depending on the type of business entity you have (details below).
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 Connecticut?
Connecticut requires that all sole proprietorships, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships (LPs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), or out of state companies that regularly transact business in Connecticut under a name different from their legal name, must file a DBA with the Connecticut State Dpartment of Revenue Services. Sole proprietorships may also file or amend their DBAs at their local town hall.