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Starting or Expanding a Business in Iowa

Terry O'Neill, Iowa Department of Revenue &
Amy Kuhlers, Iowa Economic Development Authority
August 26 from Noon-1pm (Central)
Webinar PowerPoint
Webinar Q&A

This webinar will provide information on steps needed to start or expand a business, including important contacts. Terry O'Neill from the Iowa Department of Revenue and Amy Kuhlers from the Iowa Economic Development Authority will be our guest presenters. Please see this page if you are planning to use this presentation for continuing education credits.

During this online webinar, you'll learn:

  • Which Iowa taxes apply to you
  • How to register, file, and pay
  • What Iowa tax benefits and credits apply to you
  • Information about the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Additional Iowa state agency and federal government contacts
  • Technical and financial program resources


Terry started with the Iowa Department of Revenue in 1987 as a summer intern working to find non-registered businesses. In the fall of 1987, he became a revenue agent, collecting past due taxes in the Davenport area. In 1990, he became a Taxpayer Service Specialist (TSS). As a TSS, he assists taxpayers by e-mail and phone on a wide variety of Iowa tax issues. In addition, Terry is a primary presenter for other educational outreach efforts of the Department, such as Webinars.

Amy Kuhlers is a program manager with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), managing the IASourceLink Program. As program manager, Amy facilitates the effective connection of small business and startups to financial and technical resources available through resource providers across Iowa, develops and expands relationships with public and private resource providers, and works closely with the Center for Business Growth and Innovation to implement IASourceLink objectives.

Past Business Webinars

CBGIverticalwebinarFor many years, the Center for Business Growth and Innovation (CBGI) at the University of Northern Iowa has provided and recorded hundreds of business webinars available to small business owners to watch and learn from.  Browse through some of our best recorded business presentations, or register to attend our next webinar for free!  If you are interested in being a speaker, or would like to recommend someone to us, please contact us at 319-273-4344 or email at