News Releases

Iowa Fuel Tax Rate Change Effective July 1, 2022
June 07, 2022
Prior to July 1, 2020, the Iowa Department of Revenue used gallon totals from the Iowa Fuel Tax Monthly Report to determine tax rates for motor fuel and special fuel . Beginning July 1, 2020, the Department started using gallon totals from the Iowa Retailers Fuel Gallons Annual Report, resulting in tax rate changes to select fuel types. Based on the data for the determination period beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021, the Biodiesel B-11 or Higher distribution percentage increased from 61.49% to 57.75% and now falls into a different fuel tax rate category. The fuel tax rate for Biodiesel B-11 or Higher will decrease from $0.304 to $0.301 effective July 1, 2022.
Administrative Rules - Adopted & Filed
April 05, 2022
The Department previously submitted a proposed rule (Hoover Presidential Library Tax Credit) that has been adopted and filed, effective May 11, 2022. See individual notice for details.
Extension for Farmers/Fisherman to File and Pay 2021 Iowa Income Tax Returns
March 24, 2022
The Department has posted Directors Order 2022-01: Granting Extension Due to IRS Delay under Iowa Administrative Code Rule 701-49.6(2)"a".
IDR Releases New Tax Guidance: Sales and Use Tax Permit, Return Filing, and Payment Changes
March 18, 2022
The Iowa Department of Revenue has released new state sales and use tax guidance regarding proposed Sales and Use Tax Permit, Return Filing, and Payment Changes.
Individual Income Tax Provisions
March 14, 2022
The Department has released new tax guidance to explain House File 2317, signed by Governor Kim Reynolds, as it relates to Individual Income Tax Rate.
IDR Releases New Tax Guidance: Iowa Composite Returns
February 04, 2022
The Department has released updated tax guidance to explain the taxability as it relates to composite returns for tax years 2022 or later.
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. 

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.