The state we're in: business filings

The state we're in: business filings

By Research Editor Brandon Sawyer

The number of new Oregon corporations has fallen since 2005, while new limited liability companies  — Oregon and foreign — peaked in 2007. Year-to-date as of November, there were 3.9% more new LLCs and 1.5% fewer corporations compared to the same period last year. Among active registrations as of January, Oregon for-profit entities (corporations and LLCs) have been essentially unchanged since 2009, after jumping about 12% in 2007 and 2008.