FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2021
Richie Melby, Communications Director
HELENA, Mont. – Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen revealed the Montana Business Economic Report on Friday. For the first time, this modern, user-friendly reporting portal will provide valuable data about key indicators of economic health in Montana.
The Montana Business Economic Report offers an in-depth look at Montana’s business landscape over the last decade. It provides detailed information such as the total number of active businesses each year, the number of new businesses registered each year, and a heat map highlighting where new businesses are being created in Montana.
“I’m thrilled to unveil our Montana Business Economic Report,” said Secretary Jacobsen. “It continues our trend of updating our platforms to provide meaningful information to Montanans. This new report will allow business owners to follow trends and make comparisons year over year.”
“The report also highlights the first six months of 2021, which shows a significant increase in new businesses starting in Montana,” Secretary Jacobsen added. “Montana is on the right track.”
The new Montana Business Economic Report, which will be updated annually, can be found on the Secretary of State’s website by clicking here.
The Business Services Division also launched a new shopping cart feature to the online filing system, which allows customers to file and pay for multiple documents in one transaction.