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Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed
June 16, 2021
The Department has submitted new proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature (Data Center Businesses and Refund Requests, Marketable Food Products for Human Consumption, Motor Fuel and Undyed Special Fuel, and Voluntary Disclosure Program—Excise Taxes and Fees) available for public comment through July 6, 2021. The previously submitted proposed rules, Remittances Payable to the Department, has been adopted and filed, effective July 21, 2021. See individual notices for details.
IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Iowa Sales and Use Tax on Manufacturing and Processing
June 11, 2021
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released updated state sales and use tax guidance regarding Iowa Sales and Use Tax on Manufacturing and Processing.
IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Iowa Solar Energy System Tax Credits
June 07, 2021
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released updated state tax guidance regarding Iowa Solar Energy System Tax Credits.
Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed
June 02, 2021
The Department has submitted a new proposed rule to the Iowa Legislature (Sales Tax Exemption - Computer Peripherals), available for public comment through June 22, 2021. Additionally, the previously submitted proposed rule (Honey Creek Premier Destination Park Bonds) has been adopted and filed, effective July 7, 2021. See individual notices for details.
IDR Updates Third Party Access Forms and Procedures
May 05, 2021

In response to 2019 (HF779) and 2020 legislation (HF2461), the Department updated its rules and forms related to powers of attorney and disclosure. ARC 5532C was published on March 24, 2021.

Iowa Extends Additional Deadlines: FTHSA & 529 Plan
May 04, 2021

Governor Reynolds signed a proclamation on April 30, 2021, that provides an extension to owners of First-Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts to make required account and beneficiary designations.

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.

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.