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Entity Name Reservation
If you want to use a specific entity name, it needs to be checked for availability in the state in where you intend to form your company. An available entity name can then be reserved and used later when you’re ready to file your business formation documents with the state.
1. Answer a few quick questions, including your proposed business name
2. We do a preliminary check of the name you want
3. If the name you picked is available, we’ll reserve it with the state
Each state has its own guidelines for coming up with a distinguishable business name. You may also want to keep the following in mind:
Make the name easy to remember and easy to spell
People should have a positive image or connection to the name
Associate the name to what your business will be doing
+ state filing fees*
Preliminary entity name check
Reservation of the name with the state
*Filing fees include the required state fees and state expedite, name reservation, walk-in and other fees.
Only includes required state fees to meet delivery times.
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