Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced 26,520 new business formation filings for January 2023, an increase of 6,740 from the previous month of December 2022. As of March 1, 2023, 51,260 new Georgia business formations have been filed, an increase of 1,420 filings from the same point in 2022.
“Entrepreneurs are not discouraged by the current economic instability because Georgia is open for business,” said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “Record-breaking registration reflects a strong economic climate, and our office is ensuring our state continues to remain the number one state in the country for business development.”
Georgians recognize the leadership that makes our state number one for business. Secretary Raffensperger continues to promote small business and entrepreneurship through streamlining Georgia’s Corporations Division, as well as promoting financial literacy through outreach programs such as She Leads.
Despite the pandemic, 2020, 2021, and 2022 were record years for business formation filings in Georgia’s …