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Public Records: Business Records

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Types of Business Records

There are all kinds of reasons the government would want to keep records for businesses:

  • Professional licenses
  • Trademark
  • Inspections
  • Liens
  • Bankruptcies
  • Violations
  • Incorporation records
  • "Doing business as" records
  • Lawsuits

Publicly traded companies are required to file a Form 10-K which gives financial information for the year. Non-profit companies must file Form 990 with their financial information.