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2016 Iowa Sales and Use Tax: Part 1



Terry O'Neill

Title: Field Taxpayer Service Specialist- IA Dept of Revenue
Organization: Iowa Department of Revenue

Terry started with the Iowa Department of Revenue in 1987 as a summer intern working to find non-registered businesses. In the fall of 1987, he became a revenue agent, collecting past due taxes in the Davenport area. In 1990, he became a field taxpayer service specialist (FTSS). As an FTSS, he mainly works with local businesses and the community colleges on sales, use, and local option taxes; withholding and income taxes, and elderly credit (rent reimbursement).


Join Terry O'Neill, Taxpayer Service Specialist from the Iowa Department of Revenue in this first of two part series of webinars on Sales and Use Tax in Iowa. Topics covered in this session will include:

What’s the difference between sales tax & use tax? 
What is taxable?
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 – examples of how to complete.

Session Resources:

Some great links from the Webinar:

  • Summary Notes

Session Resources

Media Date: Jun 22, 2016

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