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