Based on government requirements, we recommend that you use the following
characters when you enter your company's legal name and address in
Be aware that the Assisted Payroll complies with government requirements for
valid characters in a company's legal name and address. Assisted Payroll
also removes other
characters during the signup process.
Letters (A, B, C)
Numbers (1, 2, 3)
Note: Only the first 35 characters of the legal name are accepted by
the IRS. Do not abbreviate the name or omit spaces. Only use the prefix
"The" as the first word if it is followed by just one other word.
Formal suffixes with individual names (MD, CPA, Jr., Sr., etc.) are accepted;
however, general or other titles such as owner, Mr., Mrs. or Dr. are not
accepted. If the business is a
sole proprietorship, the
legal name is the name of the owner.
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Your company's legal name and address are the name and address you use
for your federal and state tax forms.