doing business as (DBA)
- A case where a company operates under a name different from its legal name, requiring the owner to file a DBA statement or equivalent with a recording agency, which allows consumers to find out the owner's names
- The local bakery was doing business as (DBA) 'Sweet Treats' even though its legal name was 'Bakery Enterprises'.
- To open her boutique, she filed doing business as (DBA) 'Fashion Central' with the county clerk.
- When using the trade name 'Tech Solutions', the owner had to file the proper doing business as (DBA) paperwork.