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Changing your Business Name

As a business owner, you understand the importance of your business name when filing forms with Pennsylvania state government. If you need to change your business name, you will need to file forms with various agencies.

Sole proprietorships changing their Legal Name must file updates with the Opens in new windowPennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

A change to a sole proprietorship’s Fictitious Name requires an update with the Pennsylvania Department of State first, followed by updates filed with the Opens in new windowPennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

All other business structures changing their Legal Name and/or Fictitious Name must file updates with the Pennsylvania Department of State prior to updating the Opens in new windowPennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Opens in new windowPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

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