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.
 

2024 Webinars

Register to attend via IASourceLink

 Webinar TitleDate
 Third Party Access and AuthorizationJun 12, 2024
 Iowa Pass-Through Entity Income Tax OverviewJul 10, 2024
 Iowa Department of Revenue Legislative UpdateAug 14, 2024
 Individual Income Tax Update / Common Filing IssuesSept 11, 2024
 GovConnectIowa SeriesOct 9, 2024
 Withholding Income Tax SeriesNov 13, 2024
 Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s for Tax Year 2023Dec 11, 2024

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 an overview for Iowa taxpayers of the Department of Revenue’s processes regarding third party access to tax accounts.

    Topics covered will include: 

    • Other Party Access v. Third Party Authorization
    • Outline of each access type and what they apply to
    • Overview of Forms

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  • This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa income tax filing obligations for pass-through entities.  

    Topics covered will include:

    • Iowa Income tax filing requirements 
    • Iowa elective Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET) 
    • Iowa composite return filing requirements
    • Common pass-through entity tax issues
    • Legislative updates

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

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  • This online presentation will provide information about law changes as they relate to the Iowa Department of Revenue, enacted during the 2024 legislative session.

    The presenter for this webinar is Tyler Ackerson, Legislative Liaison, with the Iowa Department of Revenue.

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  • 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 Updates
    • New Forms and Form Updates
    • Common Individual Income Tax Issues

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

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  • 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. With the second rollout of the multi-year effort to simplify processes for taxpayers, the Iowa Department of Revenue and partnering agencies will present changes to GovConnectIowa.

    This webinar series includes several topics that provide an overview of specific processes within GovConnectIowa. Attendees are welcome to attend the full webinar or use the schedule to join during the specific topics they are interested in. This series will run 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. 

    Topics covered will include:

    • Iowa Department of Revenue
         - User Specific: Individuals, Tax Professionals, & Business Owners
         - Licensing
         - Requesting Access to Tax Accounts
         - Other Party Access and Third Party Authorization
    • Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals, & Licensing (DIAL)
    • Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division
    • Iowa Lottery Division
    • Q&A: General GovConnectIowa Questions

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  • This online presentation will provide information specifically for Tax Year 2025 filing. 

    Topics covered will include:

    • Tax Credits and How to Claim credits
    • W-4 General Instructions

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

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  • 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 2024
    • Submitting Wage Statements and Information Returns
    • Information Resources
    • Updated filing processes

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

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