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Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics


Terry O'Neill, Iowa Department of Revenue

Presented Wednesday, May 16th at Noon (Central)
Webinar Powerpoint: Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics

Terry O'Neill, Iowa Department of Revenue
Thursday, September 5th at Noon (Central) Redux
Webinar Powerpoint: Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics
Webinar Chat Q&As

In this webinar, Terry O'Neill with the Iowa Department of Revenue covers Iowa sales and use tax basics for business owners.  A facilitated Q&A follows the presentation.  

Topics covered will include:
  • The difference between sales and use tax
  • What is taxable, what is not
  • How to find and when to charge local option sales tax
  • Who needs a sales tax permit and what types are available
  • How often to file
  • What tax rate is needs to be charged
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 Taxpayer Service Specialist (TSS). As a TSS, he assists taxpayers by e-mail and phone on a wide variety of Iowa tax issues. In addition, Terry is a primary presenter for other educational outreach efforts of the Department, such as Webinars.  Rob Williams of IASourceLink and the University of Northern Iowa will serve as moderator.

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