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The Iowa Secretary of State's Online Business Center is a resource of the Business Services Division that is responsible for filing documents such as UCC financing statements, trademarks, business entity documents, and other statutorily required special filings. The Secretary of State's office uses technology to improve and expand services for all our customers. The Online Business Center provides 24 hour access to forms, applications and searchable databases needed by businesses, lending institutions and interested citizens. A very helpful online guide about business organization is also available for visitors. For detailed information on how to conduct business as a Sole Proprietor, General Partnership, Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership, S-Corporation, C-Corporation or Limited Liability Company we recommend that you get in touch with this office.
In addition to getting valuable information on incorporations and the State Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), you will most likely also be able to obtain the forms and fees required by the State to incorporate or form a business entity; how to file a Doing Business As (DBA) certificate, corporate records and other helpful information on conducting your business in the State. The Business services can be reached directly at (515) 281-5204 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Foundation Grant Directory is a free listing of sources for grants by state. Why not look if there is some free money out there for your business. Hey - you never know!
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