Boston and Massachusetts Business Information

Resources for doing business in Boston and Massachusetts:

Boston SBA office website: http://www.sba.gov/ma/index.html SBA is the Small Business Administration and offers various types of assistance to small businesses.

A list of SBA lenders in the Boston area: http://www.sba.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/ma_boston/ma_lenders.pdf

SCORE volunteers offer free counseling and assistance to small business owners. The Boston SCORE chapter website is: http://www.scoreboston.org/

Find out if someone is using a business name by searching the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' online database: http://corp.sec.state.ma.us/corp/corpsearch/corpsearchinput.asp

You can also see if the business name has been registered with the City of Boston at: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/search.asp

If you are looking for a lawyer, http://www.martindale.com/ allows you to search by location and specialty and find information about a potential attorney. This page: http://massbbo.org/ is the site of the Board of Bar Overseers where you can check out a potential lawyer. The Massachusetts Bar Association website has helpful tips on how to choose a lawyer: http://www.massbar.org

If you are looking for a Certified Public Accountant, you can search for one at: http://www.mscpaonline.org/ If you want to check if their license is current, go to the Licensing Board website at: http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/licque.asp?color=red&Board=PA

If you want help buying or selling a Boston area or Massachusetts business, contact BayState Business Brokers.

BayState Business Brokers, 60 Kendrick St., Suite 206, Needham, MA 02494 

T: 617-562-5700, F: 617-562-5701

www.mabusinessbrokers.com, info@mabusinessbrokers.com