Boston and Massachusetts Business Information

Resources for doing business in Boston and Massachusetts:

Boston SBA office website: SBA is the Small Business Administration and offers various types of assistance to small businesses.

A list of SBA lenders in the Boston area:

SCORE volunteers offer free counseling and assistance to small business owners. The Boston SCORE chapter website is:

Find out if someone is using a business name by searching the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' online database:

You can also see if the business name has been registered with the City of Boston at:

If you are looking for a lawyer, allows you to search by location and specialty and find information about a potential attorney. This page: 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:

If you are looking for a Certified Public Accountant, you can search for one at: If you want to check if their license is current, go to the Licensing Board website at:

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,