THE DACC IS THE LOCAL RESOURCE FOR BUSINESS
EMV CREDIT CARD PROCESSING
Credit Card processing is experiencing a changing technology with the introduction of EMV cards. Find out more information on how it will impact business and October 2015 deadlines.
BAD CHECK PROCEDURES
The Winneshiek County Attorney's Office has outlined important procedures to follow when accepting checks to better protect your business. If your business has received bad checks, contact your local police department.
HOME OCCUPATION PERMIT
The City of Decorah requires a permit to conduct business in the residential district according to City of Decorah's zoning code Section 17.16.090.
IS IT REAL OR IS IT FAKE
As technology advances, the opportunity for counterfeit currency to circulate improves. Always know what to look for to protect yourself from losing out on real money!
As business moves more and more online, it's important to keep yourself safe. Use these cybersecurity strategies to keep your business and your personal information secure.
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN
The DACC is a member of the Emergency Management Team serving as the liaison for businesses during a disaster. In a disaster, it is important to have a plan. This simple document can make all the difference if disaster were ever to strike.
HOTEL/MOTEL MARKETING COMMITTEE GRANT PROGRAM
The Hotel/Motel Marketing Committee allocates a certain percentage of funds each year for non-profit initiatives that promote tourism to the Decorah area. The Committee meets four times a year and applicants are asked to present to the committee for consideration.
Accidents are a part of life, but when they happen in your business it's important to gather as much information as possible to protect everyone involved. Provide your employees with this simple incident report and make sure they utilize the document any time an incident occurs, even when it appears minor. You never know when a simple fall could become something much worse.
BUSINESS START-UP AND EXPANSIVE LOANS
When it is time to start a new business venture or expand an existing one, it is important to have enough capital. The DACC has two loan programs to help with gap financing.