What are examples of valid business name control codes?

Here's a table of valid business name control codes for different example business names, with an explanation of how the rules for determining control codes were applied to produce the code.

Business Name

Name Control Code

Rule(s)

Sumac Field Plow Inc.

SUMA

Use the first four significant characters of the corporation name.

11th Street Inc.

11TH

Use the first four significant characters of the corporation name.

P & P Company

P&PC

Use the first four significant characters of the corporation name. Include "&", but exclude the blank spaces.

Y-Z Drive Co

Y-ZD

Include "-", but omit the blank space for the next valid character.

John Hackberry PA

JOHN

Use the first four significant characters of the corporation name.

ELM

ELM

Name has only three character, but all are valid, so use them all.

OAK! Tre

OAKT

"!" and blank space are not valid. Omit both, but include the next valid character.

The Willow Co.

WILL

"The" is followed by two words, so exclude "the" from the code.

The Hawthorn

THEH

"The" is followed by a single word, so include "the", omit the blank space, and include the next valid character.

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