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Business Registrations


Welcome to the Business Registrations page of the Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds website.  Below you will find information on how to search businesses in Macomb County and the State of Michigan, "How To Register Under An Assumed Name" and "How to Obtain A Certified Copy Of A Filed Business Registration."

     CLICK HERE for Business Registration Frequently Asked Questions

     CLICK HERE for "Starting a Business" Frequently Asked Questions

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Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds Carmella Sabaugh

Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds Carmella Sabaugh

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Macomb County Business Search Search


     CLICK HERE to search the Macomb County business listing that contains active assumed names.

State Of Michigan Business SearchSearch


     CLICK HERE to search for records of corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships authorized to transact business in the State of Michigan.

How To Register A Business Under An Assumed Name

Businesses, except corporations and some partnerships, are registered under an assumed name.  You must be at least 18 years of age to file a business registration.  Business registrations are valid for five years.

Register A Business In Person


Visit the Macomb County Clerk's Offices at 40 North Main (first floor of the Macomb County Court Building) in Downtown Mount Clemens.  CLICK HERE for directions to the Macomb County Clerk's Office.

Register A Business By Mail


Include the required form (see information box at right) and enclose a check or money order. Mail to Macomb County Clerk, Attn: Businesses, 40 North Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043.

Registering For Michigan Business Taxes


To register for Michigan business taxes or obtain a Michigan Sales Tax License, please contact the Michigan Department of Treasury online at:  www.michigan.gov/treasury or by calling 517-636-4660.

Registering As A Corporation


To obtain forms for registering as a corporation (Articles of Incorporation), limited partnerships or limited liability company, and information about trademarks and service marks, please contact the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth, Corporations Division online at: www.michigan.gov/lara/ or by calling 517-241-6470.

Macomb County SBTDC


The Macomb County Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) promotes economic development by providing assistance to new and existing business owners. Their free services include seminars and confidential one-on-one consulting with trained business counselors to help your business grow. These business counselors can help you with developing business plans, financing, marketing, or many other issues your business may be facing. Please call 586-469-5118 for more information, or visit their website at: www.macombbusiness.com 

 

Michigan Business One Stop


The Michigan Business One Stop features information about financing your business, employer resources, taxes and general information at www.mi.gov/business

 

US Small Business Administration


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To obtain information about resources, including funding, from the US Small Business Administration, please call 313-226-6075 or visit http://www.sba.gov/

Additional information is also available:

Required Information


  • The person filing the business registration must present valid photo identification (driver's license or state ID).
  • All owners must have their signatures notarized. If the form is signed in the Clerk's Office, our staff will notarize all of the signatures.
  • Appropriate filing fee.

 

Fees


  • 10.00 -- filing fee.
  • Method of payments accepted: cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

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  • Please make checks payable to: "Macomb County Clerk."

 

Download Forms Here


  • CLICK HERE for Macomb County Business Registration Form -- Sole Proprietorship.
  • CLICK HERE for Macomb County Business Registration From -- Co-Partnership.
  • CLICK HERE for Macomb County Certificate of Dissolution of Sole Proprietorship or Co-Partnership.
  • CLICK HERE for Macomb County Business Registration Change of Address Form.
  • CLICK HERE for Macomb County Sole Proprietorship/Co-Partnership Irrevocable Consent Form.

 

Download Forms to Your Fax Machine


You may also print the required business forms on your fax machine. If you are calling from within Michigan, call 888-99-CLERK. If you are calling from out-of-state, call 310-575-5035.

  • Sole Proprietorship certificate with instructions -- document 3150.
  • Co-Partnership certificate with instructions -- document 3155.
  • Certificate of Dissolution of Sole Proprietorship or Co-Partnership -- document 3160.
  • Sole Proprietorship/Co-Partnership Change of Address Certificate -- document 3170.
  • Sole Proprietorship/Co-Partnership Irrevocable Consent Form -- document 3175.

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How To Obtain A Certified Copy Of A Filed Business Registration

You can request a certified copy of a Macomb County filed business registration in person, by mail or by fax.

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Request A Copy Online


click here to obtain a certified copy

CLICK HERE to request a copy of a Macomb County business registration safely and securely online using your credit card or PayPal.

Request A Copy In Person


Visit the Macomb County Clerk's Offices at 40 North Main (first floor of the Macomb County Court Building) in Downtown Mount Clemens.  CLICK HERE for directions to the Macomb County Clerk's Office.

Request A Copy By Mail


Write a letter stating the required information, and enclose a check or money order. Mail to Macomb County Clerk, Attn: Businesses, 40 North Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043.

Request A Copy By Fax


CLICK HERE to download document 3010 -- the Macomb County Vital Records Fax Request Form. Or to print document 3010 on your fax machine, call 800-514-0451 if you are calling from within Michigan. If you are calling from out-of-state, call 310-575-5035.

Vital Records Request Form


Download Macomb County Vital Records Request Form CLICK HERE to download the Macomb County Vital Records Request Form and Instructions (PDF)
 

Required Information


  • Name of Sole Proprietorship or Co-Partnership.
  • Appropriate certified copy fee.
  • Requests can be made in person, by mail or fax (with a credit card).

 

Fees


  • $15.00 -- one certified copy.
  • $5.00 -- additional certified copy of same record.
  • Method of payments accepted: cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

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  • Please make checks payable to: "Macomb County Clerk."

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