Webinars

The Iowa Department of Revenue has partnered with the Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa to provide free tax webinars on IASourceLink.

All are scheduled for 1 hour from noon to 1:00 pm central time, including time at the end for any general questions, unless otherwise noted. For details on each webinar, click on the course description.
 

2022 Webinars

Register to attend via IASourceLink

    Webinar Title Date
  Using GovConnectIowa for Business Owners Jun 8, 2022
  Using GovConnectIowa for Bulk Filers & Tax Professionals Jul 13, 2022
  Construction Contractors Aug 10, 2022
  Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update Sept 14, 2022
  Individual Income Tax Update Oct 12, 2022
  New & Updated GovConnectIowa Features Nov 2, 2022
  Pass-Through Entities Updates Nov 9, 2022
  Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s for Tax Year 2022 Dec 14, 2022

Representatives from the Iowa Department of Revenue may also appear on webinars presented by Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation (CALT). Visit the CALT website for more information.

Archived Webinars

Recordings of past webinars, the webinar PowerPoints, and the webinar Chat Q&As can be accessed on IASourceLink.


Iowa Department of Revenue Webinars - Course Descriptions

  • This online presentation will provide information specifically for Business Tax Filers using GovConnectIowa.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Accessing and navigating
    • Registering a new business
    • Creating account for an existing business
    • Granting third party access to tax professional
    • Filing a tax return
    • Making electronic payments
    • Where to find self-help tools
    • Ways to contact the Department

    Watch Recording

  • This online presentation will provide information specifically for Bulk Filers and Tax Professionals using GovConnectIowa.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Accessing and navigating
    • Third party access for client accounts
    • Filing a tax return for multiple accounts
    • Making electronic payments
    • Where to find self-help tools
    • Ways to contact the Department

    Watch Recording

  • This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales tax as it relates to the construction industry.

    Topics covered will include:

    • What is a construction contract?
    • Does the type of construction business affect taxation?
      • Contractors
      • Contractor/Retailers
      • Contractor/Manufacturer
      • Repair Companies
    • What is taxable including materials, supplies, labor, equipment?
    • Is this job construction or repair?
    • How are nonprofit organizations handled?
    • Working for Designated Exempt Entities.

    Watch Recording

    The presenter for this webinar is Tim Reilly, Sales and Excise Tax Policy Director - Research and Policy Division, with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

  • This online presentation will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2022 legislative session.

    Watch Recording

    The presenter for this webinar is Clara Wulfsen, J.D., Legislative Liaison, Administrative Rules Coordinator & Tax Attorney, with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

  • This online presentation will provide an overview of individual income tax updates based on previous filing years and tax law changes.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Legislative Update
      • Capital Gain Deduction
      • Retirement Income Exclusion
      • Tax Rate Changes
    • Common Individual Income Tax Issues

    Watch Recording

    The presenter for this webinar is Kurt Konek, Individual Income Tax Policy Director - Research and Policy Division, with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

  • GovConnectIowa is the State of Iowa’s user-friendly and 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, 2022.

    This online presentation will provide an overview of new and updated GovConnectIowa functionality available beginning November 14, 2022.

    NOTE: This presentation will run 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Topics covered will include:

    • Updates to GovConnectIowa logons and accessing tax accounts
    • New tax types and functionality
    • New features for corresponding with the Iowa Department of Revenue
    • Navigation and look and feel updates

    Register

    The presenter for this webinar is Jerika Pellington, eServices Specialist - Tax Management Division with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

  • This online presentation will provide an overview of recent income tax changes related to pass-through entities.

    NOTE: This presentation will run 12:00pm - 1:30pm 

    Topics covered will include:

    • Return changes for tax year 2022, including new late-filing penalties
    • New composite return requirements
    • Iowa entity-level audits, and the reporting of federal partnership audit adjustments

    NOTE: The Department has released several draft Iowa tax forms that will be discussed during this webinar. Draft forms are provided for informational purposes only, and intended for review prior to the webinar. Do not file draft forms and do not rely on information in draft instructions or publications. Additional drafts related to this webinar may be posted at a later date.

    Register

    The presenter for this webinar is Michael Mertens, Pass-through Entities Policy Director - Research and Policy Division and Kurt Konek, Individual Income Tax Policy Director - Research and Policy Division, with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

  • This online presentation will provide an overview of the requirements for the electronic submission of W-2s and 1099s to the Iowa Department of Revenue.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Requirements for Tax Year 2022
    • Submitting Wage Statements and Information Returns
    • Information Resources
    • Updated filing processes

    Register

    The presenter for this webinar is Brent Park, Management Analyst and Program Manager with the Iowa Department of Revenue.


Source URL: https://tax.iowa.gov/webinars