Top 10 Sites for Digging Up Online Info in Maricopa County and Around Arizona
Do you want to dig up dirt on your new boyfriend, local politician or the business begging for your money and time?
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If you live in Maricopa County or elsewhere in Arizona, we've got a few awesome and mostly free online resources for you:
An incredible resource for information on Arizona businesses. Here's the direct link for business name search:
Find out who owns a business, look up corporate records. Also find links here to Arizona Corporation Commission records, like investigations and business-license discipline records. The site's a repository for reams of documents related to the ACC's role as energy-industry regulator. There's just more stuff here than you can imagine about local businesses.
If the company you are looking up is a public company, you can find another entire universe of filings on it through the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Edgar lookup site. This contains SEC filings that detail everything from the CEO's salary to accounting records.
For nonprofits nationwide, check out GuideStar.