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Catering Insurance in Iowa

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Catering insurance in Iowa designed to protect your business

NEXT specializes in providing customized insurance for small businesses and the self-employed. We offer affordable coverage tailored to catering business in Iowa so you are always protected against unpredictable events. The most common insurances packages bought by  catering business in Iowa include:

  • General liability
  • Commercial auto
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Commercial property
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Save up to 30% on catering business insurance in Iowa

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

Find the right catering business insurance in Iowa

We have all the business insurance you might need for your catering business in Iowa. And you save up to 10% when you combine coverage.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance is included in most business insurance packages, including catering business, because it covers the risks that many business owners face every day. It’s not typically required by law, but some clients and agencies could ask you to have a certificate of insurance before they work with you.
General Liability can help you pay for:
Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
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Commercial Auto

Commercial Auto

For business owners who own or drive vehicles
Commercial auto insurance helps to protect your [cob] business from unexpected expenses if you or your employees are involved in a driving-related accident. Whether you have a single work truck or a small fleet of delivery vehicles, a commercial car insurance policy helps to keep you on the road.
Commercial Auto can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Collision repairs
Rental reimbursement
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance helps to make sure workers are taken care of if they’re hurt on the job, while also protecting catering business owners from significant financial losses after an accident. It’s legally required in most states for businesses with employees.
Workers' Compensation can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Lost wages
Employer liability
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Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance is one of the most common types of small business insurance catering owners buy because of the different types of coverage it offers. It helps with replacement or repair costs if property is stolen or damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire or vandalism.
Commercial Property can help you pay for:
Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
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How much does business insurance cost

What's the price of catering insurance in Iowa?

The amount of money you can expect to pay for catering insurance in Iowa depends on the kinds of risks your business faces, such as:

  • What kind of work you do
  • Where you work
  • The kind of work your employees do
  • How many vehicles you use for business

Business insurance can cost a catering business in Iowa about $13 a month for basic coverage.

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catering insurance requirements in Iowa

Small business owners are almost always required to have insurance due to the risk of injury and property damage. You might need insurance to:

  • Help pay for accidents that cause damage to property that isn’t yours.
  • Defend yourself. If you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money.
  • Hire employees. Most states require workers’ compensation insurance if you have employees.
  • Drive for business purposes. Business-owned vehicles typically need commercial auto insurance.
  • Repair or replace commercial property you own or rent. Protect your inventory, equipment and even the building that you lease or own.
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Everything you want to know about Insurance

Frequently asked questions about catering business insurance

Here are some of the most common questions we get about catering business insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

Does NEXT Insurance offer catering business insurance in Iowa?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored catering business insurance in Iowa.
Does NEXT Insurance offer Commercial Property coverage for catering business in Iowa?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Commercial Auto, Workers' Compensation, Commercial Property coverage for catering business in Iowa.
How does business insurance protect event planners?

Our event planner insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

One of your subcontractors accidentally cracks a large window at an event space. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay for a replacement.

Accidents that hurt someone

A client slips and falls on the front steps when arriving at your office. Your general event planner liability insurance coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees.

Professional mistakes 

A client claims they had to pay extra catering fees because you added incorrect information to the service agreement. Professional liability insurance helps you defend yourself if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. 

Workplace injuries 

You throw out your lower back while helping to set up tables for a party and you have to take off two weeks during peak season to recover. Workers’ compensation insurance with business owner’s coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages. Workers’ comp is usually required by law if you have employees. 

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

Your car slides on a slippery road and hits a parked car. Commercial auto insurance will help pay for the repairs. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles. 

Damage to your own property

A tree falls over and damages the roof of your office. Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire, tornado or vandalism. 

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account and require help from our support team, please visit our online help center.

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