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What Is a DBA? A Guide to How DBAs Work

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

Many business owners file a DBA with the local government if they want their company name to be different from their own name. Read on to learn more about which companies are required to use a DBA, how a DBA works, and how you can file one for your own business.