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Sales Tax Issues Related to Construction – Iowa & South Dakota

Posted by Greg Stokke on Oct 12, 2015
idrA frequent question to the Department is how to handle sales tax related to construction activities. Construction businesses that operate in multiple states may find it even more difficult to be fully aware of the rules regarding proper payment/collection of sales/use tax in each of those states. While some similarities exist between states, there are also a number of situations where states will have a differing treatment of certain transactions.

To assist those doing business in both Iowa and South Dakota, the Iowa Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue will jointly present the following free online webinar:

Iowa & South Dakota Sales/Use Tax Issues for Construction Contractors – October 21, 2015;
11:30 am to 1:00 pm (central time)

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 to small business owners on IASourceLink.

For more information or to register, please visit

In addition, the Department encourages construction businesses to find out more about their sales tax responsibilities by using the following resources:

Iowa Contractors Guide Online Publication
• Sign up for e-mail updates from the Department:
• Follow IDR on Twitter
• Like Us on Facebook
• E-mail Taxpayer Services at
• Call Taxpayer Services at 515-281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388

Content contributed by Greg Stokke, Iowa Department of Revenue


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