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Company Information: Private Companies

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Government Websites - Federal

Private companies must file accurate information with the government. The type of filing, as well as level (i.e., Federal, State, or Local), depends on the industry or geographic location of the company.

Government Websites - State & Local

Private companies must file accurate information with the government. The type of filing, as well as level (i.e., Federal, State, or Local), depends on the industry or geographic location of the company.

State Resources

A good place to look for State resources are the websites of the following departments:

  • Secretary of the State/Commonwealth
  • Attorney General
  • Department of Economic Development
  • State Courts 

Local Resources

A good place to look for Local resources are the websites of the departments listed below. Search for a department using the name of a particular town (i.e., City Clerk of Boston):

  • Town or City Clerk
  • Town or City Assessor
  • Chamber of Commerce, also called the Board of Trade in some cases.

Nonprofits, Manufacturers, Banks - Free Websites

Use these resources to find information on special industries such as nonprofits, manufacturers, and banks.