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IDR Announces 2023 Interest Rates, Deductions, Income Tax Brackets
November 21, 2022

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Revenue announces individual income tax brackets and individual income tax standard deduction amounts for the 2023 tax year (applicable for taxes due in 2024) and the 2023 interest rate, which the agency charges for overdue payments.

Administrative Rules - Adopted & Filed
November 16, 2022
The Department previously submitted the following proposed rules (Mandatory Electronic Fling of Tax Returns for Certain Taxpayers; Rent Reimbursement and Property Tax Credit Program - Transition Period) to the Iowa Legislature. The following rules have been adopted and filed, effective December 21, 2022. See individual notices for details.
IDR Administrative Rules: Reorganization Update
November 02, 2022

The Iowa Department of Revenue has reorganized its administrative rules under Chapter 701 of the Iowa Administrative Code as of November 2, 2022. The Department completed this renumbering to allow it to reorganize the rules by related tax topics and to leave space in the Titles related to specific tax types for future expansion, as needed.

Changes Coming: GovConnectIowa, eFile & Pay, CACTAS
October 27, 2022

GovConnectIowa is the State of Iowa’s user-friendly self-service portal to register or renew certain business licenses and permits, file tax returns and reports, make payments, and more. The second rollout of a multi-year effort to simplify processes for taxpayers doing business in Iowa will launch on November 14. 

IDR Releases Tax Guidance: Iowa Corporate Income Tax Rate Changes for 2023
September 27, 2022
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released tax guidance regarding Iowa Corporate Income Tax Rate Changes for 2023.
New GovConnectIowa Features Coming Soon: Here's what you need to know
September 20, 2022
The Iowa Department of Revenue and other state agencies are reminding new and existing users about upcoming changes to GovConnectIowa. GovConnectIowa is the State of Iowa’s user-friendly self-service portal to register or renew certain business licenses and permits, file tax returns and reports, make payments, and more. The second rollout of this multi-year effort to simplify processes for Iowa taxpayers  will occur on November 14, 2022. GovConnectIowa launched in November 2021.
State of Iowa Prepares for Second GovConnectIowa Rollout
August 08, 2022
Seven State of Iowa agencies are preparing to add functionality to GovConnectIowa, the State’s secure online tax portal, to make it easier to do business in Iowa and to better serve Iowa’s taxpayers. This is the second rollout of a multi-year effort to simplify processes for taxpayers doing business in Iowa. The State launched GovConnectIowa in November 2021, supporting functionality from the Department of Revenue, Iowa Lottery, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.
IDR Announces: Changes to LOST & SAVE Distributions
July 01, 2022
On June 17, 2022, Governor Reynolds signed Senate File 2367 into law. Division II of the bill changes LOST and SAVE distributions from estimated payments to actual amounts collected each month. As a transition, the first two monthly payments of Fiscal Year 2023 (August and September 2022) will be based on estimates and the remaining ten monthly payments (October 2022 through July 2023) will be based on actual collections.
IDR Releases Updated Guidance: Extension for Certain Pass-through Entities and Updates to Iowa Composite Return
June 29, 2022
On June 28, 2022, the Director of the Iowa Department of Revenue issued Order 2022-02 granting a filing extension for short-year composite returns. The Department has updated guidance to explain this tax change as it relates to Iowa Composite Returns for Tax Year 2022 and Later.