The Iowa Department of Revenue has the following information available for those serving in the military and their spouses:
- Military Retirement Benefits Exclusion from Iowa Income Tax
- Iowa Income Tax Responsibilities of Military Personnel (See the Expanded Instructions)
- Disabled Veteran Homestead Property Tax Credit
- Property Tax Military Exemption
- Request for Deferral of Iowa Income Tax
The Federal Power of Attorney form or a Military Power of Attorney is accepted by the Iowa Department of Revenue. To be valid, the Federal or Military form must contain a written statement that indicates it is being submitted for use with State of Iowa forms. The statement needs to be initialed by the taxpayer.
You can also use the Iowa Power of Attorney. See Determining what form to use to select the correct form.
How to send the Power of Attorney form
By mail: Registration Services, Iowa Department of Revenue
PO Box 10470, Des Moines, IA 50306-0470
By fax: 515-281-3906.
Only enclose a Power of Attorney with a return if it is an IA 706 (Iowa Inheritance Tax Return), an IA 1041 (Iowa Fiduciary Tax Return), or an IA 843 (Iowa Claim for Refund).