Skip to page body Home About Community Living Doing Business Browse by Topic I Want to... Your Government

Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

News Review
2012 Minnesota Business Filings Up 18%
Posted Date: 1/8/2013

***News Release***

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Patricia Turgeon
651-201-1332

                                             2012 Minnesota Business Filings Up 18%

ST. PAUL, Minn.—January 8, 2012 – The Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State reported today that 60,827 new businesses were filed in 2012. This is a 18% increase over the previous year and the second highest number of new filings in our state’s history.

"New business filings reflect Minnesota’s great business climate," said Secretary Ritchie. “As our economy continues to improve in 2013, new business filings will remain strong.”