Each state has its own rules and regulation. For your convenience, I’ve provided a Business Services Directory by State. You’ll also find links to each state’s specific codes that govern commercial businesses. If you find a broken link or a link taking you to the wrong place, please don’t hesitate to tell me. I want to keep this listing as up to date as possible. However, I’m not perfect.

Business Services Directory By State

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Alabama (AL)

American Flag and Map

State of Alabama
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
UCC

Alaska (AK)

State of Alaska
State Website
Lieutenant Governor
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code (ucc) Central File

Arizona (AZ)

State of Arizona
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Arkansas (AR)

State of Arkansas
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code-Title 4, Subtitle 1

California (CA)

California State Government
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Code

Colorado (CO)

State of Colorado
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code-Title 4

Connecticut (CT)

State of Connecticut
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Delaware (DE)

State of Delaware
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Florida (FL)

MyFlorida.com
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Relations

Georgia (GA)

State of Georgia
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Code-Title 11

Hawaii (HI)

eHawaiiGov
State Website
Lieutenant Governor
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Idaho (ID)

Access Idaho
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Transactions

Illinois (IL)

State of Illinois
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Code

Indiana (IN)

Indiana State Government
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Iowa (IA)

State of Iowa
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Kansas (KS)

accessKansas
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Kentucky (KY)

Commonwealth of Kentucky
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana.gov
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Trade and commerce-(see generally)

Maine (ME)

Maine State Government
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Maryland (MD)

Maryland.Gov
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Searchable Index- See Commercial Law Title 1

Massachusetts (MA)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State Website
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Michigan (MI)

State of Michigan
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Minnesota (MN)

North Star: State of Minnesota
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Mississippi (MS)

State of Mississippi
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Regulation of Trade, Commerce and Investments

Missouri (MO)

State of Missouri
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Montana (MT)

Discovering Montana
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
See Trade and Commerce Chapters 1-9

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska State Government
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Nevada (NV)

State of Nevada
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire State Government: WEBSTER
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

New Jersey (NJ)

State of New Jersey
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Titles 12 and 12A

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico State Government Information
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

New York (NY)

Welcome to New York
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
UCC

North Carolina (NC)

State of North Carolina
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

North Dakota (ND)

State of North Dakota
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Ohio (OH)

State of Ohio
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Oklahoma (OK)

State of Oklahoma
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Commercial Code

Oregon (OR)

Oregon Online
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
General Provisions for Uniform Commercial Code

Pennsylvania (PA)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
State Website
Secretary of the Commonwealth

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Business Name Search
Title 13 Commercial Code

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island State Government
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

South Carolina (SC)

State of South Carolina
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

South Dakota (SD)

State of South Dakota
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Tennessee (TN)

TennesseeAnytime
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Code and Statutes (Title 1)

Texas (TX)

TexasOnline
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Business and Commerce Code

Utah (UT)

State of Utah
State Website
Lieutenant Governor
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Vermont (VT)

State of Vermont
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Virginia (VA)

Commonwealth of Virginia
State Website
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code (Title 8.1A – 8.11)

Washington (WA)

Access Washington
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Washington DC (DC)

Washington, DC
State Website
Office of the Secretary
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

West Virginia (WV)

State of West Virginia
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code

Wisconsin (WI)

State of Wisconsin
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code (Chapters 401-411)

Wyoming (WY)

State of Wyoming
State Website
Secretary of State
Business/Corporation Services
Business Name Search
Uniform Commercial Code