State sets new record for business filings in 2017


Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that with 117,429 new filings in 12 months, 2017 was a record-breaking year for new businesses formed in the Buckeye State.

This marks the eighth consecutive year the state has seen a record number of new entities filing to do business. The previous record was set in 2016 when 105,009 new businesses registered with the Secretary of State’s office.

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