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Supporting Immigrant-Owned Businesses Is Important for Iowa Growth

April 3, 2017, 12:41 pm | Jon Wolseth

Immigrant-owned businesses are becoming more and more prevalent in Iowa. Driving through communities such as Perry, Ottumwa, Storm Lake and Marshalltown, the impact of immigrant-owned businesses in the central business district is evident. These businesses play a vital role in Iowa’s economy, contributing significantly to the local tax base.

Iowa Tax Credits Can Help Parents

March 6, 2012, 1:15 pm | Barb Wollan, Joyce Lash, Erin Fosselman

Iowa tax law includes two tax credits to help families with pre-school and school-aged children. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family finance program specialists talk about the Iowa Tuition and Textbook Credit and the Early Childhood Development Credit.