A Secretary of State operates at the Illinois State level to carry out elections, supervise state administration, and act as the Illinois chief corporations officer. As part of this responsibility, many Secretaries of State in Jackson County register and license private corporations, small businesses, and other businesses, including registering trade names. Secretaries of State are often responsible for managing businesses that operate within Illinois, including collecting business taxes. A Jackson County business name search through the Secretary of State Office can identify business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also identify the owner of a Jackson County business as well as any trademarked business names. Many Secretaries of State provide online access to their business name search databases.
Carbondale Illinois Secretary of State Carbondale IL 2516 West Murphysboro Road 62901 618-457-8037