Resources for Establishing, Selling or Purchasing a Business

Obtain sound professional assistance from an accountant or an attorney.

To become acquainted with your rights and responsibilities relative to Business Taxes in Michigan. This information can be found on the www.michigan.gov/businesstaxes website.

For more information about Starting a Business in Michigan, visit the Michigan Economic Development Corporation website at www.michiganbusiness.org/startup.

Visit the Uniform Commercial Code website, UCC Online, to obtain financing statements about the business, such as information about tax liens and security interest in collateral.

Check with the County Register of Deeds for possible liens against the property. View list of County Register of Deeds.

Visit the IRS website for information about Starting, Operating, or Closing a Business.