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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.

Register to attend via IASourceLink.

2019 Webinars

Iowa Sales/Use Tax BasicsJun 12, 2019course description
Out-of-State Sales TaxJul 10, 2019course description
Sales Tax BlitzAug 14, 2019course description
Using eFile & PaySept 11, 2019course description
Iowa Tax Law Legislative UpdateOct 9, 2019course description
Tax Year 2019 W-2 and 1099 FilingNov 13, 2019course description
Government & Non Profit Sales Tax Issues      Dec 11, 2019     course description

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

Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics – June 12, 2019

This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services and local option sales tax.

Topics covered will include:

  • What’s the difference between sales tax & use tax?
  • What is taxable?
    • Products vs Services
  • Common taxable services
  • What rate of tax do I charge?
  • Who needs a tax permit?
    • Types of permits
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • How often do I need to file?
  • How do I file returns & make payments?
  • Are there any exemptions?
    • Exemption certificates
  • What is local option sales tax and when is it charged?
  • Retailer’s use tax & consumer’s use tax

Out-of-State Sales Tax – July 10, 2019

This online presentation will provide an overview of the requirements and changes relative to filing sales tax for out-of-state businesses.

Topics covered will include:

  • Remote Sellers & Marketplace Facilitators
  • Permits & Filing Requirements
  • Retailer’s Use Tax
  • Local Option Sales Tax

Sales Tax Blitz – August 14, 2019

In this multi-topic presentation, four key sales tax topics will be presented consecutively to allow for a rotating audience. Each topic will run 30 minutes with three question & answer breaks.

Topics covered will include:

  • Cosmetology & Nail Salons
  • Food Services
  • Construction
  • Landscape

(12:00 pm - 12:45 pm)
(  1:00 pm -   1:30 pm)
(  1:45 pm -   2:15 pm)
(  2:15 pm -   2:45 pm)

15 minute Q&A
15 minute Q&A

15 minute Q&A

Using eFile & Pay – September 11, 2019

This online presentation will provide information for Business Tax Filers using the Iowa Department of Revenue online filing and payment service eFile & Pay.

Topics covered will include:

  • Keeping your sensitive data safe
  • How to properly manage your eFile & Pay account
  • Self-service account access recovery
  • Creating sub-user accounts for employees and service providers
  • Assigning security levels, updating account information
  • Best practices for cyber hygiene

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update – October 9, 2019

This online presentation will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2019 legislative session including changes resulting from Iowa Tax Reform.

Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s - November 13, 2019

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 2019
  • Submitting Wage Statements and Information Returns
  • Information Resources

Government & Non Profit Sales Tax Issues – December 11, 2019

This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales tax issues related to nonprofits and government entities.

Topics covered will include:

  • Sales to Nonprofit & Governmental Entities
  • Sales by Nonprofit & Governmental Entities
  • Construction Contracts with Designated Exempt Entities