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I just bought a nail salon and I want to change its name.

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Hi, I just bought a nail salon and I want to change its name. But I don't know where to start

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Huntsville, Alabama

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I just sent some docs to the Board to change the ownership, not the name

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You can change the dba and name of it here.Here is step by step to do that .

https://startupsavant.com/how-to-file-a-dba-in-alabama/

This is not hard here.It will guide you thru.

Once you have done this you need to notify the board of the change.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Hi Ray, Sorry to get back so late. I have a follow-up question. So my current shop's name is***** and we are operating under this name for more than a year. Which means all the specimens are under this name. So how can I have specimens that have a new name on it to submit them with the registration form?
This is confusing to me. The new name that I want is Winchester Nails and Spa by the way.Can you make this clear?

You can submit it without specimens here.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
It said on the registration form that specimens must be submitted with the application. Are you sure that I can submit the registration form without them?

Yes this forms is also for trade marks, here you just want to register dba.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
In the link you sent me, there is a paragraph stating that "If you read through their DBA registration form, you’ll find that Alabama doesn’t require any business to register a trade name in order to legally do business under that name.", so does that mean I can operate my business under a new name without registration dba? Can I just notify the board of the change without registering dba?

I think thats correct sorry for the confusion here.

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