This morning's monthly business filings report from Secretary of State Jon Husted's office shows a 4.74% increase in Ohio's year-to-date new entity filings from the same period in 2012. Filings for July 2013 were up 19.13% from July 2012.

The SOS office reports that 7,311 new corporate entity filings last month (including private, non-profit and professional corporations, LLCs, partnerships, limited partnerships and LLPs). A total 757 entities filed for dissolution/surrender last month.

(Chart via the Ohio Secretary of State)