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Business Name renaming ?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Simon Hampel, 6th Oct, 2005.

  1. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Co-founder Staff Member

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    Does anyone know if it is possible to rename a business trading name (not the Pty Ltd, just the trading Business Name itself) - or does one need to register a new name to trade under and deregister the old one ?

    This is in NSW - not sure if it works the same way everywhere.
     
  2. Denis

    Denis Well-Known Member

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    Sim,
    You have to apply for registration of a new trading name,but you do not necessarily have to deregister the old name.It is legal for one corporate entity
    to trade under more than one business name if you have a reason to do that.
    Regards
    Denis
     
  3. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Co-founder Staff Member

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    Thanks Denis.

    I don't trade under the business name originally registered. Should I deregister it or just let the registration lapse when it's time to renew ?

    If I deregister it - does anyone know what the name of the form I need to fill out is and where I can find it ? I looked all over the NSW Dept of Fair Trading website for that info but couldn't find it.
     
  4. NickM

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