If you need to find corporate or business filings in any of the 50 states, this is the place to start: Research RoundUp: Business Filings Databases. Choose a state and the site offers links to the online records databases available.

For instance, in California, “the Secretary of State’s Business Portal offers online searchable databases of corporate, limited partnership and LLC records. The office accepts electronic filing of Statement of Information forms, which requires payment by credit card. In Oregon, “the Secretary of State Corporation Division’s Business Registry database is searchable by business name or entity number. ”

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