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Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment; Adopted & Filed
November 18, 2020
The Department of Revenue has submitted a new proposed rule to the Iowa Legislature, available for public comment through December 8, 2020. See notice for details. Additionally, proposed rules previously submitted to the Iowa Legislature and have been adopted and filed, effective December 23, 2020.
IDR Issues New Income Withholding Tax Tables for 2021
November 10, 2020

The Iowa Department of Revenue is issuing updated income tax withholding formulas and tables for 2021 to continue to align Iowa withholding with recent changes in state tax laws.

For individuals, this means that employers will be reducing the amount of Iowa tax withheld from employees’ paychecks, beginning January 1, 2021, increasing take-home wages for individuals.

Important Upcoming IDR Tax Deadlines: Income & Franchise Tax Return
October 21, 2020

As a result of the August 10, 2020, derecho storm that affected Iowa, the Internal Revenue Service extended until December 15, 2020, certain tax-filing and tax-payment deadlines falling on or after August 10, 2020, and before December 15, 2020.

IDR Announces 2021 Interest Rates, Deductions, Income Tax Brackets
October 14, 2020

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Revenue has finalized individual income tax brackets and individual income tax standard deduction amounts for the 2021 tax year (applicable for taxes due in 2022) and the 2021 interest rate, which the agency charges for overdue payments.

Important Upcoming Iowa Department of Revenue Tax Deadline
September 22, 2020

Third Quarter Income Tax Estimate

The Department is reminding taxpayers that Iowa has not extended the due date for estimated income tax payments. The third quarter installment of tax year 2020 estimated income tax for taxpayers filing on a calendar year basis is due September 30, 2020.

Iowa Government Working Group to meet September 9
September 04, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, September 9. The public is invited to attend.

Iowa extends tax payment deadlines for certain businesses
August 28, 2020

On August 27, 2020 the Iowa Department of Revenue extended tax payment deadlines for certain businesses. The extension is a result of Order 2020-04, signed by Director of Revenue Kraig Paulsen, which provides flexibility for certain businesses disrupted by COVID-19.

Iowa Government Working Group to meet August 26
August 24, 2020

The Government Working Group of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet from 8-10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. The public is invited to attend.

IDR Releases Updated State Tax Guidance: Grain Bins
August 14, 2020

During the 2019 Legislative Session, the General Assembly added a new exemption from sales and use tax under House File 779 for grain bins and grain bin materials, effective July 1, 2019. The Department previously announced the Sales & Use Tax Exemption: Grain Bins rulemaking had been adopted and filed.