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There’s a lot happening in Michigan that makes it a great place to do business. Like lower business taxes. A world-class talent pool. And a strategic location. All this helps make Michigan the economic comeback story of the nation. Learn More

The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, training, research, and advocacy for start-ups, existing small businesses and innovative tech companies. Learn More  

The tax is imposed on the business income of all taxpayers (not just corporations) with business activity in Michigan, subject to the limitations of federal law. Learn More

Not every business in Michigan is required to be licensed by the State of Michigan. To find out if your new venture could require a state license, use this search feature to search our licenses list to see if you need a license or permit. Learn More

The Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau (CSCL) supports business growth and job creation while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Michigan’s citizens through a simple, fair, efficient, and transparent regulatory structure. Learn More