I have an exisiting llc business but wanted to begin a different type of business while maintaining the current business llc, can I establish a dba, under my current llc, for this different purpose?
Jeffrey Lippman ∙ May 20, 2019
Laws can vary from State to State. However, in many jurisdictions a LLC may have multiple DBA's. There are other considerations as to whether the same LLC SHOULD house different types of businesses. There also may be legal organizational issues such as if you limited the business purpose when you created the LLC and submitted the Articles of Organization. This can often be amended even if such a limitation was created.
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