Business / Legal Name

Below is a description on the fields of the form you are completing.

Business/Legal Name -- The exact Legal Name of the business. For a corporation, the legal name will appear on the certificate of incorporation. For a business not incorporated, the legal name is the name in which the business owns property or acquires debt. If the business is a partnership, use the names of the partners, if a sole proprietor, use the legal name of the individual owner of the business.

Trade name or Business Fictitious Trade Name -- Enter the trade name, doing-business-as name or assumed name if different from the legal name. For a corporation, enter the name that you want to use as the corporation's Business Fictitious Trade Name   name . For a business that is not incorporated, enter the  Business Fictitious Trade Name name you want to register.