News Releases

Property Tax Credit Expanded and Credit Calculation Amended
January 10, 2022
In 2021, the Iowa legislature passed SF 619. Division 28 of that bill expanded eligibility for the property tax credit under Iowa Code chapter 425, subchapter II based on household income for claimants aged 70 years or older. In other words, claimants aged 70 years or older with higher household income are able to qualify for the property tax credit in 2022 and subsequent years. The below schedule addresses household income qualifications for 2022 property tax credit claims for claimants 70 and older. The schedule changes each year.
GovConnectIowa is Available: Get Connected Today!
December 14, 2021

GovConnectIowa is available for business owners and business tax filers. Create your GovConnectIowa logon today to access new, user-friendly tools that simplify filing and paying your taxes. 

Administrative Rules - Adopted & Filed
December 14, 2021
The Department previously submitted a proposed rule to the Iowa Legislature (Property Tax Assessment - Multiresidential and Dual Property) which has been adopted and filed, effective January 19, 2022. See individual notice for details.
IDR Issues New Income Withholding Tax Tables for 2022
November 22, 2021

The Iowa Department of Revenue is issuing updated income tax withholding formulas and tables for 2022. The Department updates withholding formulas and tables each year because individual income tax brackets are indexed annually to adjust for inflation.

IDR Releases Updated Tax Guidance: Remote Sellers, Solar Energy Equipment
November 19, 2021
The Department has released updated tax guidance to explain the taxability as it relates to Remote Sellers and Solar Energy Equipment.
Administrative Rules - Available for Public Comment, Adopted & Filed
November 17, 2021
The Department has submitted new proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature (Qualifying Income Limit - Child & Dependent Care or Early Childhood Development Credit, Optional Designations of Funds by Taxpayer) available for public comment through December 7, 2021. See individual notices for details.
News Release: GovConnectIowa Online Portal Now Available
November 16, 2021
GovConnectIowa is now available for Iowa business owners and business tax filers. The Iowa Department of Revenue and other state agencies are modernizing technology and processes to better serve Iowa taxpayers, resulting in this new and secure online portal. In this initial rollout, the Iowa Department of Revenue, the Iowa Lottery Authority, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division partnered to provide enhanced user-friendly tools that are accessible from anywhere, at any time.
Important Changes Coming for Motor Fuel Tax
October 27, 2021

The Iowa Department of Revenue is modernizing its technology to better serve Iowa taxpayers. The result of this effort will provide Iowa taxpayers, businesses, and tax professionals with a new and secure portal, GovConnectIowa. Beginning November 15, 2021, new features for motor fuel taxes will be available in GovConnectIowa.

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IDR Releases New Tax Guidance: Web Hosting Taxability
October 26, 2021
The Department has released new tax guidance to explain the taxability as it relates to certain digital products, software, and related services: Web Hosting.