DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Secretary of State Paul Pate announced Iowans created 23,649 new business filings during the 2018 Fiscal Year running from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
That number is a new record. This is the third year in a row Iowans have set a new record for business filings. There were 21,665 businesses created in the 2017 Fiscal Year and 20,300 in the 2016 Fiscal Year.
“This is terrific news for Iowa and the state of our economy,” Secretary Pate said.