START & MAINTAIN
THE MONTANA SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE WANTS TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS THRIVE! HERE ARE SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES IN STARTING AND MAINTAINING YOUR BUSINESS IN MONTANA, WITH INFORMATION ON BUSINESS PLANNING, GRANTS, FINANCING, AND OTHER VARIOUS TOOLS TO KEEP YOUR BUSINESS GOING AND GROWING.
Starting a business is much more than just having an idea.
We know operating a business is hard work.
Growing a business is a good problem to have.
We are your first step…
For every Montana business, the Secretary of State’s Office is where you should start. Search for business names of your potential business to see if it’s already being used. You can also see what type of business structure you may register. The Secretary of State’s Office strongly recommends that you consult with an attorney, accountant, financial advisor, and/or banker to help you determine which structure best suits your need.