9 Best States for Small Businesses


6. Iowa

Iowa, overall, is very friendly for starting a small business. Small businesses in Iowa are likely to succeed in Coralville/Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines, which are Iowa’s largest cities. In rural Iowa, there is not a lot of legislative oversight for starting a small business. The largest downfall to starting a small business in Iowa is the number of taxes that are leveraged on small business owners.

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