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Name That Biz

Think the business-name registration process in Florida is the same as the one in California? Think again.

By Paul and Sarah Edwards

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Q: What exactly do I have todo to register my business name?

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A: Registering a businessname is usually not difficult, but how you do it varies from stateto state. Your first step is to log on to your state's Web siteand find out what your state requires. Here's what to lookfor:

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