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Iowa Business Tax Webinars

Center for Business Growth and InnovationThese free Iowa business tax webinars are presented in partnership with the Iowa Department of Revenue and the Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa. Please see this page if you are planning to use these presentations for continuing education credits.

The 2017 Tax Webinar Line-up is here. Check the list below and register today! Each webinar does require it's own registration. If you have questions please email patrick.luensmann@uni.edu

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Upcoming Tax Webinars 2017

One-Time Registration Fee on Vehicle Purchases & Leases – December 20, 2017 (Register Here)

  • This online course will provide an overview of the Iowa one-time registration fee imposed on vehicles subject to registration.  Topics covered will include: Defining the one-time registration fee and when it is imposed, one-time registration fee on purchased vehicles, exemptions from the one-time registration fee on purchased vehicles, and one-time registration fee on leased vehicles. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.

Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics Part 1 – June 21, 2017  (Download PPT) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • This online course will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services. Topics covered will include: The difference between sales tax & use tax, taxable products and services,  the determine tax rate to charge, the necessity of obtaining a tax permit, types of permits, how to apply for a permit, how to file returns and make payments, and exemption certificates. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.

Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics Part 2 – July 19, 2017 (Download PPT) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • This online course will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including local option sales tax. Topics covered will include: The difference between sales tax and use tax, determine the tax rate to charge, local option sales tax and when it is charged, taxable products and services, the necessity of obtaining a tax permit, types of permits, how to apply for a permit, frequency required to file, and how to file returns and make payments. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.

Iowa Sales Tax Issues for Manufacturers – August 16, 2017  (Download PPT) (Recording Not Available)

  • This online course will provide an overview of Iowa sales tax issues related to manufacturers. Topics covered will include: Identifying a manufacturer, manufacturing exemptions, defining processing, machinery, equipment, computers, replacement parts, & supplies, and recent changes. Time will be left at the end for any general questions. Speakers: Terry O'Neill, Matt Bishop - Iowa Department of Revenue

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update & Iowa Capital Gain Deduction – September 27, 2017  (Download PPT) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • This online course will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2017 legislative session, as well as an overview of the Iowa capital gain deduction. Topics will include: Legislative update: income tax, tax credits and incentives, sales and use tax. Capital gain deduction: cattle, horses, and breed livestock, real property used in a farm business, real property used in a non-farm business, timber, a business, employer securities to a qualified Iowa employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Other information: deduction and credit amounts, income tax checkoffs, and interest rate. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.

 Protecting Your Business Tax Information - October 11, 2017  (Download PPT) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • Business Tax Filers - Keeping your sensitive data safe requires a partnership between you and the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR).  Learn more about how to property manage your eFile & Pay account to protect your business and payment information from fraud. In this webinar topics covered include: Best practice for cyber hygiene, self-service account access recovery, creating sub-user accounts for employees and service providers, assigning security levels, updating account information.

Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s – October 18, 2017  (Download PPT) (Download PDF Slideshow) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • This online course 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 prior to tax year 2016, requirements for tax year 2016, requirements for tax year 2017 and future years, submitting wage statements and information returns, and information resources. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.
  • Also covered in this webinar:  In order to give small businesses additional time to comply with W-2/1099 filing requirements, the Iowa Department of Revenue filed a proposed administrative rule to extend the filing exemption for tax year 2017 to businesses with fewer than 50 W-2s from W-2 filing and fewer than 50 1099s from 1099 filing.  Details will be covered in this webinar.  In addition, please subscribe to the Department’s W-2/1099 GovDelivery email notification service to receive additional updates regarding this proposed filing requirement change for tax year 2017.

Iowa & Illinois Sales/Use Tax – November 15, 2017 (Download Presentation) (View Recorded Webinar)

  • This online course will provide a general overview of Iowa and Illinois sales/use tax. Topics covered will include the difference between Iowa and Illinois sales and use tax, taxable products and services, tax rates - state and local option tax (Iowa), tax rates - state and home rule (Illinois), exemptions, types of permits, and filing requirements. Time will be left at the end for any general questions.

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To participate, simply click on the presentation above that you are interested in, and click on the 'Register Here' link near the top of the webinar page. Once registered, you will receive an e-mail with access instructions and a reminder e-mail the day of the presentation. By signing up for any one of these webinars, you will also be notified of future UNI CBGI, IASourceLink, and Iowa Department of Revenue presentations unless you opt out.

If you are seeking continuing education credits for these online tax webinars, please see this note.