Maps Business Resources
Our commitment to lifelong learning courses through all areas of our organization, including helping your business reach higher levels of success. Because of that, Maps offers a wide variety of business resources to give you all the information needed to help take your company to the next level.
Our resources for businesses include:
Risk AssessmentAs part of a comprehensive risk management program, Maps recommends that business members perform a periodic online banking risk assessment. You may use the assessment tool we have prepared, or you may have your own assessment that you are already using.
Advanced ReportingAdvanced Reporting is offered by Maps to organizations needing screening services. Advanced Reporting provides excellent customer service, quick turnarounds, and a variety of products, such as:
- Criminal background checks
- Consumer credit reports
- Verification of employment, education, Social Security numbers, and DMV records
AFLAC Supplemental InsuranceAFLAC Insurance is a great way to supplement primary health plans by providing cash benefits directly to the policyholder. It not only adds value to company benefits plans without adding costs, it also fills in gaps in traditional health insurance coverage such as deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses and loss of earning power.
Policies available to employees on a voluntary basis include:
- Short Term Disability
- Personal Sickness
- Hospital Intensive Care
- Shereen Emde
Email: [email protected]
Business Information CenterThe online Business Information Center provides all the information and forms you will need to register and operate a business in Oregon.
The Center includes a Business Wizard that will customize government or organization referrals for your unique business. The Oregon Business Guide also provides a step-by-step checklist for you to follow as you register your business.
The website can also lead you through the process of selecting a business name and structure, and provide education about Oregon and federal income taxes, licenses, hiring employees, business assistance programs, and much more.
For more information, go to filinginoregon.com.
Checks and Business FormsNow you can get affordable business checks, accessories and forms and convenient personalized service. Harland Business Solutions (HBS) offers compatibility with the most popular financial software packages — Quicken, QuickBooks, Microsoft Money, Peachtree, and many others. HBS also offers one-write and voucher products.
For more information on HBS, contact any Maps branch representative for a referral or visit their website.
Employer/Employee BenefitsAt Maps, we offer highly beneficial investment services for small business members and their employees. These services include:
- Group Retirement Plans — SEP, Simple IRAs, 401[k]
- Employee Benefits Consultation
- Financial Education Seminars
- Life Insurance — Key person, buy-sell arrangements
- Group Supplemental Insurance — Group life, short term, disability
- Disability Income Protection
For more information on these and other services, call us at 503.588.0181 or 800.688.0181, ext. 3552.
Electronic Federal Tax Payment SystemThe Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) gives you a fast and easy solution during tax time. It's not only free, it’s also completely online, saving you time and money along the way. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Treasury, EFTPS is the ideal way to prepare your taxes online. For more information, go to eftps.gov.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Information for Business web page provides the latest tax information for businesses and organizations of all kinds. The site is filled with valuable information on starting and operating a business, federal tax regulations, forms and publications, e-learning workshops, as well as several other business tools and resources.
Keizer Chamber of Commercekeizerchamber.com
Latino Business Alliance (LBA)
Maps Commercial Insurance Division
Commercial Insurance and Bonds
With more than 75 years of combined industry experience, Maps Insurance Services has a passion for helping businesses recognize and achieve their visions. Working together, we'll create a customized strategy that considers coverages and costs, helping promote opportunities for growth.
As a trusted partner, we keep our business clients informed about changes in the industry and are always available to offer expert guidance. We partner with the nation's leading carriers, and these long-standing relationships help us place your policy with the best insurance carrier for your needs.
At Maps Insurance Services, our considerable industry expertise and perspective, together with our commitment to supporting our local community, make us the perfect match for success-minded organizations of all sizes.
Maps Insurance Services offers business insurance for the following needs:
- General liability
- Professional liability
- Employment practices
- Director's & officer's liability
- Commercial crime
- Builder's risk
- And more
Merchant Card ProcessingTotal Merchant Concepts (TMC) offers a wide variety of debit/credit card processing services and equipment. TMC combines competitive pricing along with the latest technologies that will:
- Reduce the cost of accepting credit cards
- Reduce the risk of fraud
- Provide easy-to-read monthly statements
You can reach TMC directly or contact any Maps team member for a referral.
Oregon Association of Minority EntrepreneursThe Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization formed to promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon. OAME works as a partnership between ethnic minorities, entrepreneurs, education, government and established corporate businesses.
Oregon Bureau of Labor and IndustriesThe Bureau of Labor and Industries promotes the development of a highly-skilled, competitive workforce in Oregon through partnerships with government, labor, business, and educational institutions. It protects the right of workers and citizens to equal, non-discriminatory treatment; encourages and enforces compliance with state laws relating to wages, hours, terms and conditions of employment; and advocates policies that balance the demands of the workplace and employers with the protections of workers and their families.
Oregon Economic and Community Development DepartmentThe Economic and Community Development Department provides economic and community development and cultural enhancement throughout the state, and administers programs that assist businesses, communities and people. Oregon’s economic development system is designed to meet the state’s changing economy, provide flexibility in funding statewide and regional needs, and focus on funding economic and community development services for rural and distressed communities.
Salem Chamber of Commercesalemchamber.org
Secretary of State, Corporation DivisionThe Corporation Division assists the public in registering business entities and secured transactions, and commissioning notaries public. The Division keeps records on registered business entities and offers step-by-step information about how to start a business in Oregon.
Silverton Chamber of Commercesilvertonchamber.org
Small Business AdministrationMaps is proud to be associated with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This organization provides financial, technical and management assistance to help businessmen and businesswomen realize their dreams of owning and running a business.
For more information, visit the Oregon SBA website.
Small Business Development CenterThe Salem BizCenter provides practical information for the success of your business. The BizCenter mainly supports the expansion of existing firms in the Salem area, as well as assisting start-ups and other small businesses. (Links lead to different places, which do we want to lead to?)
Stayton Chamber of Commercestaytonsublimitychamber.org
Strategic Economic Development CorporationThe Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR) is the lead economic development agency for Marion and Polk counties and a private, non-profit membership organization. It is composed of over 400 business and community leaders. Their mission is to enhance and diversify the Mid-Willamette Valley economy.
Woodburn Chamber of Commercewoodburnchamber.org