Getting Started

Here is a list of the documents that you will need to open a business account. Please contact our Service Center at 231.946.7090 to start the process!

  • Legal formation documents (Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization).
  • DBA documentation.
  • Board meeting minutes or by-laws defining who has authorization to open a membership and transact business.
  • Tax ID number (EIN).
  • Name, address & telephone number for the entity and each authorized signer.
  • Identification & Social Security number for each authorized signer.


Employer ID Numbers


Comprised of more than 30 local volunteers in the business world, SCORE is an organization supporting entrepreneurs and growing businesses within the community. No matter the business or question, there is always a Certified SCORE Mentor available to help, all at no cost. TBACU is a proud sponsor of the SCORE workshop series.

State of Michigan Entrepreneur’s Guide