REGISTERING OR QUALIFYING TO DO BUSINESS IN MARYLAND UNDER AN ASSUMED NAME
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The undersigned Corporation for the purpose of registering or qualifying to do business under an assumed name pursuant to Section 2-106 of the Corporations and Associations Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland hereby certifies: (a) That the undersigned Corporation is incorporated under the name of . . . (b) That the undersigned Corporation is unable to register or qualify to do business under its corporate name in Maryland. (c) That the undersigned Corporation agrees to transact business in this State ONLY under the assumed name of . .
(d) That the undersigned Corporation agrees to use the assumed name in all of it's dealings with the Department and the conduct of its affairs in this State.
BY: (Signature of Corporate Officer)
FOREIGN CORPORATION ASSUMED NAME INSTRUCTIONS
A foreign corporation which is unable to register or qualify to do business in Maryland because its name is not distinguishable from the name of a corporation already on file with the Department may qualify or register under an assumed name.This assumed name must comply with the requirements of Section 2-106 of the Corporations and Associations Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the attached form must be completed and submitted with the normal registration or qualification form. (A) Requirements - The name of the corporation shall indicate its corporate status. Corporate status is indicated if the name contains one of the following words or an abbreviation of one of them: (1) (2) (3) (4) If it is not preceded by the word "AND" or the symbol "&"; "CORPORATION"; "INCORPORATED"; "LIMITED".
(B) Restrictions on corporate name - The name of a corporation must: (1) Not Contain any word or phrase which indicates or implies that it is organized for any purpose not contained in its charter; or (2) Be distinguishable from:
The entity name of an entity organized or authorized to transact business in the State;
An entity name which is reserved or registered; and
The disclosed assumed transact business in this State.
(C) Foreign Corporations - The Department may permit a foreign corporation that has a name prohibited to register or qualify to do business in this State, if the foreign corporation agrees: (1.)To transact business in this State only under a disclosed assumed name that meets the statutory requirements; and (2.)To use the assumed name in all of its dealings with the Department and the conduct of its affairs in this State.
Notice Regarding Annual Documents to be Filed with the Department of Assessments & Taxation: All domestic & foreign legal entities must submit a Personal Property Return to the Department. Failure to file a Personal Property Return will result in forfeiture of your right to conduct business in Maryland. The returns are due April 15th of each year.