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5 Common Questions from Maryland Business Owners

Have general administrative questions about running a business in Maryland? Check out some FAQs below.

To register a business, head to the Maryland Business Express and file online through a quick and easy-to-use portal . More information on registering your business can be found here .

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Some businesses require a business license or permit to operate. Explore the Maryland Licensing Portal  and check with your local Clerk of the Court about local licensing requirements. More deails here .

The state offers a tax credits, grants and loans for businesses. Get to know the programs and the requirements here.

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Need documents for your business, such as a Certificate of Status, often called a "good standing" certificate? Visit the Maryland Business Express for more information and to request documentation .

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The state maintains an online database of sites and buildings available for commercial use. Explore the properties database here. More interested in incubator space? Check out a list of Maryland incubators here .

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General Inquiries.

Our representatives are standing by to connect you to the information you need to start, move or grow your business. Answers to your business administration questions may be online, so be sure to check our Common Questions section above for immediate answers.

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