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Iowa Sales & Use Tax Basics Part 1

Terry O'Neill, Iowa Department of Revenue
June 17, 2015 from Noon-1pm (central)
Webinar PowerPoint
Webinar Q&A

terryphotoframeIn this webinar, Terry O'Neill with the Iowa Department of Revenue will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services.  A facilitated Q&A will follow the presentation. Please see this page if you are planning to use this presentation for continuing education credits.

What you'll gain from this webinar:

  • Learn the difference between sales tax and tax use
  • Understand what products and services are taxable
  • Figure out what rate of tax to charge
  • Discover who needs a permit and how to apply for one
  • Find out how to file returns and make payments, and how often to do so
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.

Past Business Webinars

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