It's never too early to start planning for the future! Family businesses are vital to our economy and currently account for almost 75% of all businesses and over 30% of all jobs. A very startling fact is that only 30% of these firms survive the second generation and less than 10% the third generation.
The Jefferson city council at its July 12 meeting amended the policy for the use of funds generated by the hotel/motel tax to allow time for applications for funds in the policy’s third tier to be made after the amount of funds available is known. “Up for grabs” this year is $26,000 to promote tourism and convention business in the city of Jefferson.
Did you know manufacturing is actually Iowa’s largest industry by share of state GDP—more than $31.8 billion in 2015. CNBC also said Iowa offers businesses the second lowest cost of businesses and residents a top 10 quality of life. Read on