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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.

IDR Extends Filing Deadline
The Department has extended the Iowa filing deadline and addresses unemployment compensation.
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IDR and COVID-19
Stay up to date with the Department's recent announcements and FAQs regarding taxes and COVID-19

News

Iowa extends filing deadline; addresses unemployment compensation
March 29, 2021

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Revenue has extended the filing and payment deadline to June 1, 2021 for 2020 individual income tax returns and first quarter estimated income tax payments for individuals from the April 30, 2021 statutory deadline.

Administrative Rules - Adopted & Filed
March 24, 2021
The previously submitted proposed rules on Sales and Use Tax on Services (Barbering/Cosmetology/Esthetics), Sales Involving Government Entities and Instrumentalities, and Powers of Attorney; Tax Information Disclosure Designation, have been adopted and filed, effective April 28, 2021. See individual notices for details.
IDR Releases New State Tax Guidance: Reporting Federal Income Tax Changes to Iowa
March 12, 2021
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released new tax guidance regarding Reporting Federal Income Tax Changes to Iowa.
IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Iowa Nonconformity CARES Act of 2020
March 12, 2021
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released updated tax guidance regarding Iowa nonconformity and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.
Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed
March 10, 2021
The Department has submitted new proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature, Broadband Infrastructure Grant Exemption and Bundled Transactions, available for public comment through March 30, 2021. The previously submitted proposed rule, Withholding—Electronic Filing Requirements, Deadline for Furnishing Statements, has been adopted and filed, effective April 14, 2021. See individual notices for details.
IDR helps you prepare for tax time
February 03, 2021
With tax filing season upon us, the Iowa Department of Revenue is reminding Iowans of the many resources available that can assist taxpayers with filing their tax return. The Department will begin processing returns at the same time as the IRS on February 12. This is because Iowa taxpayers are required to provide their federal return with their Iowa return. Iowa income tax returns are due on April 30.