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

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

Iowa – Department of Revenue Publishes 2019 Schedule Of Business Tax Webinars

The first Webinar on the 2019 schedule is: Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics – June 12, 2019 – Register Here This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services and local option sales tax Continue reading Iowa – Department of Revenue Publishes 2019 Schedule Of Business Tax Webinars

Iowa – Have You Prepared For Iowa’s Software And Services Sales Tax Rules?

Many Iowans have noticed a price increase on their Netflix and iTunes purchases during the past couple of months. That’s because Iowa’s recently enacted tax reform bill has levied a sales tax on certain digital products and services. However, like Continue reading Iowa – Have You Prepared For Iowa’s Software And Services Sales Tax Rules?

IOWA- Des Moines, suburbs overwhelmingly approve sales tax increase

After failing in three previous elections, voters in Des Moines and five other cities in Polk County on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a 1-cent sales tax increase. More than 70 percent of Des Moines voters backed the increase, according to unofficial Continue reading IOWA- Des Moines, suburbs overwhelmingly approve sales tax increase

Iowa – Sales/Use/Excise Tax Exemption Certificate Updated

The Department has updated the Iowa Sales/Use/Excise Tax Exemption Certificate, 31-014 to include new items from tax reform bill Senate File 2417. This form can also be found in the Tax Form Index under Sales and Use Tax. To Search Continue reading Iowa – Sales/Use/Excise Tax Exemption Certificate Updated

Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Guidance: Remote Sellers & Marketplace Facilitators

On May 30, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed Senate File 2417, an extensive state tax reform bill to improve the tax structure in Iowa. This law modernizes and expands the types of businesses required to collect Iowa sales tax and Continue reading Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Guidance: Remote Sellers & Marketplace Facilitators