News Releases

Iowans in Nine Counties Receive Extension on Filing Federal and State Taxes
April 02, 2019

Following the release of Internal Revenue Service news release IA-2019-02 on March 25, 2019, providing federal tax relief for Iowans in counties damaged by flooding, the Iowa Department of Revenue is providing similar relief at the state level.

Iowa Department of Revenue Extends Tax Filing Deadline for Flood Disaster Areas
March 19, 2019

In response to Governor Reynolds’ disaster declarations for many Iowa counties, the Iowa Department of Revenue has granted a 30-day extension and suspension of any penalty or interest for taxpayers whose principal residence or business is located in the disaster areas and whose payment or return is due on or before March 31. This includes all tax types.

Mosiman to Serve as Deputy Director and Division Administrator at Department of Revenue
March 07, 2019

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Department of Revenue Director Kraig Paulsen has announced Mary Mosiman will serve as Deputy Director and Division Administrator of the Tax Management Division at the Department. Mosiman will oversee the Department’s compliance, collections, and operations sections beginning March 11. 

Iowa Tax Research Library Update
January 16, 2019

WHAT'S NEW -- A brief description of the addition follows. Visit the What's New section of the Iowa Tax Research Library to access the full document.

Date Updated:  1-16-2019

IDR announces 2019 Interest Rates, Standard Deductions, Income Tax Brackets
October 30, 2018

**If you are looking for Withholding Information, please visit the Withholding Tax Information page

IDR Begins to Prepare Guidance on State Tax Reform
June 01, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa – June 1, 2018 – Earlier this week, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed an extensive tax reform bill into law. The new law includes provisions to modernize and simplify Iowa’s currently complex tax laws.

IDR Issues New Tax Scam Alert
February 02, 2018

DES MOINES – Another tax scam has surfaced, prompting alerts from the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

IDR creates tools to help Iowa taxpayers understand the filing process
January 30, 2018

DES MOINES – With tax filing season upon us, the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) has released tools to help taxpayers better understand the filing process and assist Iowans in filing their returns. The tools are easy to understand and available on the Department’s website.