How to file a DBA in Rhode Island
Filing a Rhode Island DBA ('doing business as'), also known as an 'assumed name', is a simple process
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 Rhode Island?
Oregon does not requires 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 Oregon under a name different from their legal name, file a DBA with the Oregon Secretary of State. But, business owners should consider registering a DBA anyway because it will help with banking under a fictitious name, and will help protect you when you enter into contracts under a fictitious name.