News Releases

Administrative Rules - Adopted & Filed
February 07, 2024
The Iowa Department of Revenue previously submitted the following proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature. The following rules have been adopted and filed, effective March 13, 2024. See individual notices for details.
IDR Helps You Prepare for Tax Time
January 29, 2024

With tax filing season upon us, the Iowa Department of Revenue is reminding Iowans of the many resources available that can assist taxpayers with filing their tax return. The Department began processing individual income returns at the same time as the IRS on January 29. This is because Iowa taxpayers are required to provide their federal return with their Iowa return.

Mosiman receives Patriot Award for support of Iowa Guard and Reserve members
January 25, 2024

Iowa Department of Revenue Director Mary Mosiman recently received the Patriot Award, which recognizes organizational leaders who provide outstanding support to Iowa Guard and Reserve members.

The Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the Award to Mosiman at the Hoover Building in Des Moines.  

Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment; Adopted & Filed
January 16, 2024
The Department has submitted new proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature (Property Assessment Appeal Board), available for public comment through February 5, 2024. The Department previously submitted the following proposed rules (Retirement Income Exclusion) to the Iowa Legislature, adopted and filed, effective February 14, 2024. See individual notices for details.
Changes to Department Settlements, including Abatements
January 02, 2024

2023 Iowa Acts, Senate File 565 made changes to the Iowa Department of Revenue’s settlement and abatement laws and authority, effective January 1, 2024. The Department has adopted new rules to implement this law change. See Iowa Administrative Code chapter 19 for more information.

Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Purchases of Computers and Computer Peripherals by Certain Entities Ends on December 31, 2023
December 14, 2023

Iowa Code section 423.3(47)(a)(4) provides a sales and use tax exemption for purchases of computers and computer peripherals used in processing or storage of data or information by an insurance company, financial institution, or commercial enterprise. These entities are defined in Iowa Code section 423.3(47)(d).

IDR Issues New Income Withholding Tax Tables for 2024
December 13, 2023

The Iowa Department of Revenue is issuing updated income tax withholding formulas and tables for 2024. The Department updates withholding formulas and tables when necessary to account for inflation and for changes in individual income tax liability resulting from changes in Iowa law.

IDR extends 2022 Pass-Through Entity Tax Election Deadline
December 04, 2023

The Department has extended the deadline to make a Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET) election for tax year 2022 from January 2, 2024 to April 30, 2024. As a result, a tax year 2022 PTET election must be made by the later of the following dates:

Bottle Bill Updates: UPC Upload
November 15, 2023

The 2022 Iowa General Assembly enacted and Governor Reynolds signed Senate File 2378, a bill that made changes to Iowa’s beverage container deposit and redemption law, commonly known as the “bottle bill.” Beginning November 15, 2023, Iowa Code section 455C.5(1)(b) requires the registration of universal