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New Hire Reporting Program

DWD New Hire Website Employee growth is always something to celebrate, but employers also have a responsibility to report new hires. Under both federal and state law, employers must report new hires to the Indiana New Hire Reporting Center within 20 days of their hire date. This process, which is completed as part of the New Hire Reporting Program of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), can be completed through DWD’s new hire website, IN-NewHire.com. The new site includes...

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Grow your business with these five free services from the Indiana Small Business Development Center

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, accounting for two of every three new jobs in our country. INBiz recognizes the potential small businesses hold and wants to foster the ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit we see in our small business owners. The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is designed to do just that, offering a one-stop shop for Hoosier entrepreneurs looking to launch or grow a business. With a network of locations across the state, the...

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Notaries

At first glance, notary public might not seem like the flashiest profession. But as sworn public officials, they witness some of the most important moments in people’s lives, including adoptions, marriages, mortgage signings and more. Notaries are appointed to eight-year terms by the Secretary of State and are responsible for administering oaths, serving as impartial witnesses and verifying people’s identities. Becoming a notary public is a simple process that can open a lot of doors for...

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Trademarks

Establishing a strong brand image is an essential early step for budding business owners. And once a brand is built, it should be protected. Trademarks and service marks, as with many elements of intellectual property, might conjure up images of complex applications and costly legal fees. But trademarks are often affordable and – with INBiz – simple to research and file. With the rise of competition through the internet, understanding the importance of securing trademarks is more...

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OAG becomes fifth agency to offer services on the online business portal INBiz Users will be able to file unclaimed property reports online

Since April 2016, INBiz has helped over a quarter million Indiana business owners fulfill many of their filing requirements with the state. Now, the Office of the Indiana Attorney General joins INBiz to allow users to file unclaimed property reports online. “The Secretary of State’s office has partnered with the Attorney General’s office to expand additional services to our Hoosier business owners. Every year, millions of dollars in assets are turned over to the Attorney General’s...

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