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Business Name

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by quadracer_13, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. quadracer_13

    quadracer_13 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    When you go to register your name can you use one that is already registered in another state or city?
  2. progressivelawncare

    progressivelawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    depends on if you're a dba llc or inc.

    here in nc its only one dba per county with the name
    only on llc in the state with the name.
    inc is one in the nation.

    that's my understanding anyway
  3. quadracer_13

    quadracer_13 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    Also if I want to choose a name for example Daves Lawns, does that name limit to what my business can do rather than choosing Daves Lawn Care or Services?
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    You can call yourself anything you want, and sell or do anything you wish.....

    as long as the taxes get paid, noone cares, However I would NEVER hire daves lawn care to paint my house.
  5. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I thought Dave's Lawn Care sold cars?
  6. MowHouston

    MowHouston LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,012

    No no no. You're all wrong. My friend got her weave done along with some hair highlighting at Daves Lawn Care. She even got her nails done for $25.

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