How Do You Register A Business Name In New Hampshire?
If you plan to open a business in New Hampshire you must find out whether or not you need to register your business name. If you are going to be self-employed and use only your legal name for your business, then you do not need to register your business name in New Hampshire. If you are going to use any name besides your own personal legal name you need to register your business name with New Hampshire. It is easy to do and will only take a few minutes. Lookup your business name. The secretary of state (where you will need to register your business name in New Hampshire) has a relatively helpful Web site (see Resources below). Once there, you can, and should, look up your business name to make sure you don’t register a business name that is the same or similar to others in the state. Your business name must be available to take the next steps. Choose the proper business type. You will have to choose from the categories of corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partne