DOING BUSINESS AS (DBA) CERTIFICATES
Cayuga County Clerk
DBA's must be filed in the county that the business is established. Prior to filing a review of already assigned names will be conducted to ensure that the desired name is available.
The fee is $35.00 to file your DBA and it includes two certified copies; one for your records and one that may be used to open a business bank account.
Amendments can only be filed to change the business name, the business address, or to add or remove partners. Filing fee is $35.00. Completed amendments require reference to original or most recent filings. Our office can assist you with this information. An amendment to a Partnership requires signatures of 50% or more of involved partners to file.
To be filed when the individual or partners cease to conduct business, or ownership is transferred. Completed Discontinuances require reference to original filing and the clerk's office can assist you with this information. To file a Discontinuance for a Partnership signatures of at least 50% of partners is required.
The County Clerks Office maintains records for NYS Corporations and Limited Partnerships filed here by NYS. These certificates are processed through the NYS Department of State. Additional information is available at the New York State Department of State's website: www.dos.state.ny.us
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