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BUSINESS INQUIRIES-OVERVIEW


The Business Inquiries allow users to search and retrieve data and images maintained in the Business Database.
The Business Database is a collection of files that records business filings submitted to, and approved by the Ohio Secretary of State.
The database maintains records For Profit Corporations, Non-Profit Corporations, Professional Associations, Foreign Corporations, Foreign Name Registrations, Business Trusts, Real Estate Trusts, Fictitious Names, Trade Names, Limited Liability Companies,Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Trademarks, Service Marks, and Name Reservations.
These filings are recorded and maintained in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.

Data History


All business filings were manually maintained prior to 1973. The office then began entering new filings into a computerized system. Data for businesses that were formed prior to 1973 was entered into

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News & Notices, Customer Alerts and Processing Times

  • News & Notices: Get the latest information about changes affecting business conducted with the Business Programs Division.
  • Customer Alerts: Get the latest information about confirmed scams against Californians and businesses in the State of California, and what you can do if you have been a victim of a scam.
  • Get the current processing times for Business Entities and determine which method of submission meets your needs.

Online Services

BizFile

All LLC Statements of Information and the required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically using a credit card. PDF copies of imaged business entity documents, including Statements of Information are available for free on the Secretary of State’s Business Search.

Note: Statements of Information for common interest developments must be submitted on paper, by mail or in person (drop off), at this time.

 


The Business Entities Section

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