Sole Proprietorship and Joint Owners (DBA)

The sole proprietorship must include one of the following in its title: DBA following the business name if the TIN is used, or DBA followed by the business name if the EIN is used. If the sole proprietorship involves joint owners such as a husband and wife, the title must include: joint names followed by DBA if the TIN is used, or DBA followed by the joint names if the EIN is used.

Documents needed to open the account include:

  • Evidence of Existence: DBA, Assumed Name or Trade Name Certificates
  • Two Forms of Personal Identification: For all authorized signers
  • EIN or TIN and Documentation

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