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News

Iowa Government Working Group to meet September 9
September 04, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, September 9. The public is invited to attend.

Iowa extends tax payment deadlines for certain businesses
August 28, 2020

On August 27, 2020 the Iowa Department of Revenue extended tax payment deadlines for certain businesses. The extension is a result of Order 2020-04, signed by Director of Revenue Kraig Paulsen, which provides flexibility for certain businesses disrupted by COVID-19.

Iowa Government Working Group to meet August 26
August 24, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 8-10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. The public is invited to attend.

IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Grain Bins
August 14, 2020

During the 2019 Legislative Session, the General Assembly added a new exemption from sales and use tax under House File 779 for grain bins and grain bin materials, effective July 1, 2019. The Department previously announced the Sales & Use Tax Exemption: Grain Bins rulemaking had been adopted and filed.

IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Sales and Use Tax Changes
August 12, 2020
House File 2641 enacted several changes and clarifications to Iowa tax laws on topics of administration, income, sales, and property tax. This is intended to be a basic overview of the sales and use tax provisions of this Act. The Department will implement these changes through the administrative rulemaking process or by providing additional guidance as needed.
Iowa Government Working Group to meet August 19
August 11, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board meeting has been rescheduled and will now be 8-10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19. The group was scheduled to meet August 12. The public is invited to attend.