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News

Iowa to extend income tax withholding deposit due date
March 19, 2020

The Iowa Department of Revenue today extended one income tax withholding deposit due date for certain taxpayers. The change, prompted by COVID-19, is designed to provide flexibility to disrupted businesses. The extension is a result of an order signed earlier today by Director of Revenue Kraig Paulsen.

Iowa to extend filing and payment deadline for income tax and other tax types
March 19, 2020

The Iowa Department of Revenue today extended the filing and payment deadline for several state tax types, including income tax. The changes, prompted by COVID-19, are designed to provide flexibility to hard-working Iowans whose lives have been disrupted.

News from the Iowa Department of Revenue - Appeals Operations
March 18, 2020
Des Moines, Iowa – As we focus on protecting the health of staff and all taxpayers during the COVID-19 emergency, the Iowa Department of Revenue’s Hearings Office and the Legal Services and Appeals Division will remain open. All Legal Services and Appeals staff are working, though most of our staff are operating remotely at this time.
News from the Iowa Department of Revenue
March 18, 2020
Des Moines, Iowa – In response to COVID-19, the Iowa Department of Revenue is changing the way it helps taxpayers in need of assistance. Taxpayers with questions should call the taxpayer services phone line at 515-281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388 or email the Department at idr@iowa.gov, rather than visiting the Department in the Hoover Building at the Iowa Capitol Complex in Des Moines.
IDR Releases New State Tax Guidance: Iowa Nonconformity; IA 4562 A&B Form Updates
February 17, 2020

In December of 2019, President Trump signed the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 into law. This Act extends a number of expired federal tax provisions, many retroactively to tax years 2018 and 2019. Iowa has not conformed with any of these federal tax changes to the extent they apply to tax years beginning prior to January 1, 2020.

IDR State Tax Reform Guidance: Built-in Gains Tax on S Corporations
January 27, 2020

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 guidance to explain the following tax change: