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2012 Legislature Provides Support for Iowa Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

By |2012-06-12T12:05:41-05:00June 12th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

After the 2012 session ended in May, State Representative Mary Gaskill of Ottumwa  said a host of resources are available to help businesses expand to create jobs as well as help more entrepreneurs and start-up businesses be successful. Some highlights of the financial and technical support available to businesses and entrepreneurs is below. For more information, [...]

Democrats Help Iowa's Small Businesses

By |2011-03-22T08:22:57-05:00March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

While the Republican led House continues to debate everything but creating jobs, Democrats are looking out for Iowa's small business owners. The Senate passed SF506 that helps Iowa small businesses get additional help for providing adequate health care coverage for their employees. Read the Des Moines Register article below: Iowa small businesses could get cash back [...]

Iowa Small Business Owner Questions Republican Corporate Tax Cut

By |2011-02-28T17:27:37-05:00February 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Session Information, Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Iowa small business owner Mike Draper cuts through the clutter on whether Republican corporate tax breaks will actually help Iowa small businesses create new jobs. From Mr. Draper's comments: But for argument sake, let's say the governor wanted to cut state income-tax rates as well to help small businesses add jobs. Say he even reduced my [...]

Small Business Program Continues to Help; Create Jobs

By |2010-10-14T10:19:05-05:00October 14th, 2010|Categories: Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

Iowa’s Small Business Loan Program, which started August 1st, has already shown it’s paying dividends to Iowa’s small businesses. The program is an effort to create good paying jobs and help Iowa’s small business owners through a $5 million loan program.  The Iowa Small Business Loan Program will provide loans up to $50,000 to small businesses [...]

Small Business Help; Tax Credit Accountability

By |2010-03-19T16:58:24-05:00March 19th, 2010|Categories: Budget, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , |

The Iowa House approved tax credit reform legislation (SF 2380) today that will expand support for small businesses and bring accountability and common sense to Iowa’s tax credit spending. “We are shifting dollars away from large Wall Street companies and moving some of those dollars to support struggling Main Street businesses whose success will benefit more Iowans,” said State Representative [...]

Iowa Cities Among Top To Launch A Small Business

By |2009-10-13T12:52:23-05:00October 13th, 2009|Categories: Education, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , |

A new report from a CNN Money ranked three Iowa cities — Ames, Des Moines, and Dubuque — among the best cities in the nation to launch a small businesses.  Des Moines was ranked 8th best among mid-size cities. Dubuque (8th) and Ames (18th) both got high marks in the small city category.  Ames and Iowa [...]

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