Iowa Small Business Summit

You’re invited to attend the Iowa Small Business Summit on September 6th in Grinnell, Iowa where you will join other small business owners/managers at this free event. Meet one of the people behind the summit and learn what will help make your small business the best it can be. From marketing to advertising to media relations to… Read More

How Do I Start A Business?

So you’ve done your research, you have your business plan and finances figured out. What’s the next step in starting your own business? Next up is choosing a business entity. You have several options to choose from and they include: a sole proprietorship, a limited liability company (LLC), a partnership, or a corporation. The structure… Read More

Health Reimbursement Accounts for Small Employers

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA’s) are back after the signing of the 21st Century Cure Act, effective January 1, 2017. There are new rules (of course!) that come right along with them for 2017 (as well as some transitional relief for the remainder of 2016). Just a bit of background: health reimbursement accounts can be setup… Read More