Who Should File
Who should file a fictitious business name?
- Persons doing business for profit under a fictitious name (does not include surname in company name).
- Statement must be filed in county of principal place of business and may also be filed in other counties as long as the requirements for filing in the county of principal place of business have been met.
- Non-profit corporations, organizations or associations are not required to file a Fictitious Business Name Statement
Small Business Incentives/Doing Business with Los Angeles County
Learn more about the available opportunities for small businesses looking to sell goods or services to the County, the State, and the Federal Government by visiting the Office of Small Business.