DBA's - Business Certificates
Forms for filing a Business Certificate may be purchased at the County Clerk's Office at $3.00 each. Completed DBA Certificates are filed in the Receiving Department at the County Clerk's Office. For sole proprietorship, partnerships, amending or discontinuing of DBA’S:
Forms must be completed, Signed and Notarized when presented for filing.
The following forms may be obtained either through an attorney (having him/her take care of it for you) or at the County Clerks Office:
BUSINESS CERTIFICATE (or DBA) –used for sole proprietor or individual. (Blumberg Form X-201)
BUSINESS CERTIFICATE FOR PARTNERS – Used when business consists of one or more partners. (Blumberg Form X-74)
AMENDED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE - Used to amend information on original business certificate filed, such as change of address or adding or dropping a partner. (Blumberg Form T-224)
DISCONTINUANCE – Used when discontinuing a business (sole or partners) that is on file. (Individual T-341) (Partnership T-176)
Original ONLY accepted for filing
Filing Fees: $25.00
5.00 Certified Copy (copies ONLY for certification)
NO FEE to file a Discontinuance
We will accept check, cash or money order for payment of fees.
For SALES TAX information or TAX I.D. number contact the NYS Sales Tax Bureau
For General Information 1-518-485-2889 or 1-800-698-2909
Corporations, Limited Partnerships, LLC’s or LLP’s must be filed with the Department of State, NYS DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS (518) 473-2492. These papers cannot be filed at the County Clerk’s Office
For information regarding incorporations, LLC and LLP’S and not-for profit corporations, contact the NYS Department of State, Division of Corporations, 41 State Street, Albany, New York 12231, telephone 1-(518) 473-2492 or 1(900) 835-2677 or website: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/corp/corpwww.htm/. You may also wish to consult an attorney.
You may find helpful information and guidelines for new business at the following websites: