9,306 Entities File to Do Business in Ohio in April

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reports 9,306 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in April 2016. That represents an increase over April 2015, when 8,893 entities were formed, according to Husted’s office.

March 2016 set a new record for the number of businesses filing start-up documents in a single month. Through the first four months of the year, 3,000 more entities have filed to do business in Ohio compared to the same point in 2015.

Between 2010 and 2015, Ohio saw a 21.8% increase in new business filings, Husted’s office reported Monday.

Husted launched Ohio Business Central in 2013, allowing new businesses to file documents online.

New business filings are classified as documents filed with the Ohio Secretary of State that declare the formation of a business entity.

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