Iowa – Administrative Rules – Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed

The Department has submitted a new proposed rule to the Iowa Legislature, available for public comment through June 22, 2021. See individual notice below for details. Sales Tax Exemption – Computer PeripheralsThrough 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2641, the General Continue reading Iowa – Administrative Rules – Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed

Iowa – IDR Updates Third Party Access Forms and Procedures

In response to 2019 (HF779) and 2020 legislation (HF2461), the Department updated its rules and forms related to powers of attorney and disclosure. ARC 5532C was published on March 24, 2021. The rules were effective April 28, 2021, and the Continue reading Iowa – IDR Updates Third Party Access Forms and Procedures

Iowa – Iowa Legislature’s 2020 Sales and Use Tax Changes

The Iowa Legislature passed a bill last week enacting several changes to Iowa tax laws. This bill makes changes made to Iowa’s Sales and Use Tax laws. These changes will be implemented when Governor Reynolds signs the bill. She has Continue reading Iowa – Iowa Legislature’s 2020 Sales and Use Tax Changes

Louisiana – Calcasieu Parish Offers Extension for Sales Tax Payments

Calcasieu Parish governments are extending the dealine for payments of March sales and use taxes. Due to the continued impact to businesses in Calcasieu Parish from the “stay at home” order throughout the state, the local governing bodies that levy Continue reading Louisiana – Calcasieu Parish Offers Extension for Sales Tax Payments

Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

The city of Des Moines estimates an $18 million loss of revenue for the next 60 days, and it’s all attributed to COVID-19. With the city at a stand still, it’s projected that there will be little revenue from sales Continue reading Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

The city of Des Moines estimates an $18 million loss of revenue for the next 60 days, and it’s all attributed to COVID-19. With the city at a stand still, it’s projected that there will be little revenue from sales Continue reading Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Guidance: Taxation of Digital Products & Services

In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that includes extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released new guidance to explain the following tax change:  Taxation of Specified Digital Products, Continue reading Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Guidance: Taxation of Digital Products & Services

Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services

IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that includes extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released updated guidance to explain Continue reading Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services

IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Earlier this year, voters in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights and Alleman all approved a one-cent sales tax increase.The City of Des Moines has already started spending some of its expected new revenue, hiring firefighters and Continue reading IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

How would you like to get a discount of 4% (or substantially more) on your back-to-school shopping, on top of whatever seasonal promotion a retailer might offer? Plan ahead and you could. Seventeen states have annual sales tax holidays, when Continue reading Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019