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Business Entity Report Filing in Iowa - Fast Track System

The filing process for Iowa businesses is better than ever thanks to the Fast Track Filing system launched by the Secretary of State’s Office. Secretary Pate announced today that biennial report filing is now available using the system. Businesses that are registered with the state are required to file reports every two years. Approximately 70,000 Iowa businesses will file biennial reports in 2020.

State Upgrades Filing System for Businesses

New business filings will now take less than a day to process, down from a two-week wait, because of new filing software launched by the Iowa secretary of state’s office.

EntreFEST 2017 Speaker Nominations Now Open

EntreFEST is back and nominations for breakout session presenters are now underway!

Women: Dream Big, Think BIGGER

Women, this event is for you. Thinking about starting a business? This event is for you. Own a business and want to grow it? This event is for you. Have an idea you want to protect but don’t know how? This event is for you. Want to meet other female entrepreneurs? This event is for you. Want to know more about how to apply for billions of dollars in available federal funding for innovative businesses? This event is for you.

SBA Informational Seminar for Veterans

Veterans Advantage is a free one hour workshop which gives an overview of the capital, counseling and contracting programs available from the SBA and its resource partners. It is intended to help veterans and members of the Guard and Reserve to start and grow a small business and may be of interest others as well.

Risky Business? Not When it Comes to Regulatory Compliance!

As an entrepreneur and small business owner you know risk is an inherent part of being in business. Iowa’s Business Assistance Network can help you or your business advisor identify what requirements apply to your business and help get your questions answered.

IASourceLink Partners with Secretary of State's Office

The Iowa Secretary of State's office is now providing Iowans with more resources to help start a business.

Home-Based Businesses Beware

Facebook, Craigslist, and other online haunts have become marketplaces, not just for legitimate businesses, but for people hawking homemade scarves, orders of cupcakes, or cleaning services. Although cottage industries have existed for years, business owners still have to pay taxes and register their businesses.

5 Reasons to Own a Franchise

Franchises have a higher success rate than businesses started from scratch. Here’s why.

What if Businesses Were Stewards of Community Values and Sustainability All Over the World?

Co-ops exist in almost every country in the world and in every economic sector, always following this definition and guided by a set of principles established by the International Cooperative Alliance, one of the largest non-profits in the planet with branches in 94 countries.



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