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Supplier requires company name - help!


asi
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24 Jul 13 06:34:52 pm
Hi
I need to fill out a form for a supplier and they want a company name
which i don't have !!
what should i write there (or do?)?

Thanks


richelle_salehoo1
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26 Jul 13 12:51:48 am
Hello Asi,

Welcome to SaleHoo!

You can provide your complete name in place of the company name being required. I recalled one of our master members advised this one of our new members as well.

Hope this helps!

PS. I tried to find the post, unfortunately I am unable to locate it.


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asi
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29 Jul 13 08:48:11 am
Thank you richellemonfort :)


carattop
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10 Jan 14 02:01:47 am
Yes. If in the United States, you could pay a small fee to the government and register with them whats called a "DBA certificate". DBA refers to "Doing Business As". If you are doing business in a name other than yourself, then this certificate is a mandate. Other options include incorporating a company through LLC or other options. While in DBA you cannot use suffix like Inc. as that is specifically set as for a type of company (large companies usually register themselves as Inc)

In the case of DBA you are essentially selling as yourself but with a different name. For example - Instead of Asi, you sell as "Asi & Co." or something similar.

Do keep in mind though, if you do scale up to be a big seller, you may want to incorporate to be more professional.


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