Welcome to the Iowa Department of Revenue

The mission of the Iowa Department of Revenue is to serve Iowans and support state government by collecting all taxes required by law, but no more.

Sales Tax Holiday
The Annual Sales Tax Holiday returns on August 7 & 8!
Upcoming Tax Webinars
Join the Department for our free monthly tax education webinars.
IDR and COVID-19
Stay up to date with the Department's recent announcements and FAQs regarding COVID-19
Filing Extension Announcement
The Department announces an extension of filing and payment deadlines.

News

Iowa Government Working Group to meet August 5
August 03, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, August 5. The public is invited to attend.

Proposed Administrative Rules Available for Public Comment
July 29, 2020
The Department of Revenue has submitted new proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature, available for public comment through August 18, 2020. See individual notices for details. (Tax Return Preparers...; Homestead Tax Credit & Military Service Tax Exemption...)
Iowa Government Working Group to meet July 22
July 20, 2020
The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 22. The public is invited to attend.
IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: GILTI & FDII
July 20, 2020

In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that included extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released updated guidance to explain the following tax change:

IDR Releases New State Tax Guidance: Iowa Nonconformity CARES Act of 2020
July 14, 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.

Iowa Government Working Group to meet July 15
July 13, 2020
​​​​​​​The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 15. The public is invited to attend.