How to file a DBA in Kansas
Filing a Kansa DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name', is a simple process, but is not required.
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 Kansas?
Kansas does not require that sole proprietorships, general partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships (LPs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), or out of state companies that regularly transact business in Kansas under a name different from their legal name, to file a DBA. But you can reserve the trade name up to 120 days before you start your business.