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Scheduled System Maintence will occur

Saturday December 2nd  at 5:00 pm through Sunday December 3rd 7:00 am. 


You may experience an outage of 10 minutes during this maintenance window. 

If you are using the system during this time and experience an issue,

please attempt again later or after the maintenance window.

Thank you.


Electronic W-2 and 1099 filing updates to eFile & Pay for tax year 2017

are now available. 

If you need to request a penalty waiver due to eFile & Pay availability, you can access the form here.

eFile & Pay now provides a self-help option for resetting your password when you are locked out.  You can now reset your password 24/7 without contacting the Department.

The Iowa eFile & Pay system has updated Internet browser security requirements to keep your personal information safe.  To avoid a service disruption when accessing eFile & Pay, please check your browser to see if it supports TLS v1.2 and 128 bit encryption.  If it does you are up-to-date.  If not, you must upgrade your browser.  Click here to learn more .

New security features were added to the Department’s eFile & Pay system effective June 28, 2017.  Follow this guide to update your User ID and Password.

Are you closing your business?  If yes, click here.

NOTE:  If closing your business, cancel all tax permits and file returns through the permit cancellation date.


First Time Filers:

Returning Users:

We recommend you to view: Keep your tax permit information updated:
Amending a Quarterly Return
Add or deactivate a responsible party
Bulk Filing
Amending a Quarterly Return
eFile & Pay Main Menu
Cancel a tax permit
Electronic Payment Options Mailing/location address
ePayment Information
Protect your business tax information
How to Cancel an ePayment
How to eFile a Sales Tax Return  
How to print a payment voucher from eFile & Pay  
Protect your business tax information