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Iowa Business Tax Webinars

 

These free Iowa business tax webinars are presented in partnership with the Iowa Department of Revenue and the University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

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 JPEC, IASourceLink, and Iowa Department of Revenue presentations unless you opt out. These webinars are recorded and will be available to stream at a later date.


Upcoming Tax Webinars

Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s

December 14, 2022 12-1pm CST | Register Now

This online presentation 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 for Tax Year 2022
  • Submitting Wage Statements and Information Returns
  • Information Resources
  • Updated filing processes

 


Past Tax Webinars

Pass-Through Entities Updates

November 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview of recent income tax changes related to pass-through entities.

Topics covered will include:

  • Return changes for tax year 2022, including new late-filing penalties
  • New composite return requirements
  • Iowa entity-level audits, and the reporting of federal partnership audit adjustments

 

New & Updated GovConnectIowa Features

November 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

GovConnectIowa is the State of Iowa’s user-friendly and self-service portal to register or renew certain business licenses and permits, file tax returns and reports, make payments, and more. The second rollout of a multi-year effort to simplify processes for taxpayers doing business in Iowa will launch on November 14, 2022.

This online presentation will provide an overview of new and updated GovConnectIowa functionality available beginning November 14, 2022.

Topics covered will include:

Updates to GovConnectIowa logons and accessing tax accounts
New tax types and functionality
New features for corresponding with the Iowa Department of Revenue
Navigation and look and feel updates

The presenter for this webinar is Jerika Pellington, eServices Specialist - Tax Management Division with the Iowa Department of Revenue.


Individual Income Tax Update

October 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now 

This online presentation will provide an overview of individual income tax updates based on previous filing years and tax law changes.

Topics covered will include:

  • Legislative Update
    • Capital Gain Deduction
    • Retirement Income Exclusion
    • Tax Rate Changes
  • Common Individual Income Tax Issues

 

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update

September 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2022 legislative session.


Construction Contractors

August 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales tax as it relates to the construction industry.

Topics covered will include:

  • What is a construction contract?
  • Does the type of construction business affect taxation?
    • Contractors
    • Contractor/Retailers
    • Contractor/Manufacturer
    • Repair Companies
  • What is taxable including materials, supplies, labor, equipment?
  • Is this job construction or repair?
  • How are nonprofit organizations handled?
  • Working for Designated Exempt Entities.

 

Using GovConnectIowa for Bulk Filers & Tax Professionals

July 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide information specifically for Bulk Filers and Tax Professionals using GovConnectIowa. 

Topics covered will include: 

  • Accessing and navigating 
  • Filing a tax return
  • Making electronic payments
  • Where to find self-help tools
  • Ways to contact the Department

 

Using GovConnectIowa for Business Owners

June 2022 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide information specifically for Business Tax Filers using GovConnectIowa. 

Topics covered will include: 

  • Accessing and navigating 
  • Filing a tax return
  • Making electronic payments
  • Where to find self-help tools
  • Ways to contact the Department

 

Using GovConnectIowa Services 

December 2021 

The Iowa Department of Revenue and other state agencies are modernizing technology and processes to better serve Iowa taxpayers. The end result of this multi-year effort will provide taxpayers, businesses, and tax professionals with a new and secure portal, GovConnectIowa.

This webinar series includes several topics that provide an overview of specific processes within GovConnectIowa and how to use the new portal. Attendees are welcome to attend the full webinar or use the schedule to select the specific topics they are interested in. Each topic will last 15-30 minutes, including two question and answer sessions.

Tax Account Registrations | Download Presentation | Watch Now
- Registering a new account
- Accessing current IDR tax accounts
- Change or close accounts

Other Parties & Secondary Access | Download Presentation | Watch Now
- How to provide access to other parties like tax professionals, accountants, etc.
- How to request access to your client’s tax account
- Creating secondary logons for employees

Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) | Download Presentation | Watch Now
- Which DIA licenses are eligible for renewal
- How to use the DIA renewal form that is sent in the mail to them during the renewal process on GovConnect Iowa
- How to create a DIA user account and associate all of their food businesses to the DIA user account

Alcoholic Beverages Division | Watch Now
- Overview of licenses available in GovConnectIowa

Iowa Lottery Authority | Download Presentation | Watch Now
- Overview of Iowa Lottery functions in GovConnectIowa

Filing Returns - Sales, Use, WH, Fuel | Watch Now
- How to file using GovConnectIowa
- Finding account tools in GovConnectIowa

Payments & Payment Plans | Watch Now
- How to make a payment
- How to & eligibility of payment plans

General GovConnectIowa Questions | Watch Now

Electronic Submission of W-2s & 1099s

December 2021 | Watch Now | Download Presentation

This online presentation 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 for Tax Year 2021
- Submitting Wage Statements and Information Returns
- Information Resources
- Updated filing processes

Common Income Tax Issues

November 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview of common income tax issues for tax year 2021 based on previous filing years and tax law changes enacted during the 2020 legislative session.

Topics covered will include:
- Summary of 2020 tax season
- Common individual income tax errors
- Tax Forms - new and revised
- 2021 and beyond

Using eServices

November 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide information for Business Tax Filers using the new Iowa Department of Revenue online filing and payment service. Further detailed information regarding this service and when it will launch will be provided.

Topics covered will include:
- Accessing and navigating the new tool
- Filing a tax return
- Making electronic payments
- Where to find self-help tools
- New ways to contact the Department

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update 

October 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now | Effective Dates For Adopted & Filed Rules

This online presentation will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2021 legislative session.



Departmental Processes

September 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview for Iowa taxpayers, including individual and business filers, of the Department of Revenue’s general processes.

Topics covered will include:
- Website Overview
   - Tax Guidance
   - Administrative Orders
   - Iowa Tax Forms
- GovDelivery Subscription
- Power of Attorney and Information Disclosure forms
- How to File a Protest

Online Sales and Streamlined Sales Tax

August 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview of the tax impacts of the ever-growing presence of online sales. Discussion will address out-of-state and in-state sellers and sellers making sales on marketplaces. This presentation will also highlight Iowa’s membership in the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board (Streamlined), which works with the business community to make state sales and use tax systems simpler, more uniform, and more efficient for sellers to administer.

Topics covered will include:
- Online Sales
- Marketplace Facilitators
- The Streamlined Sales Tax Registration System
- Certified Service Providers (CSPs)
- Taxability of Products and Services

Iowa Sales & Use Tax Basics

July 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services and local option sales tax.

Topics covered will include:
- What’s the difference between sales tax & use tax?
- What is taxable, including products vs services
- Common taxable services
- What rate of tax should you charge?
- Who needs a tax permit?
     - Types of permits
- How to apply for a permit
- Filing Frequencies
- How to file returns & make payments
- Exemptions and exemption certificates
- What is local option sales tax and when is it charged?
- Retailer’s use tax & consumer’s use tax Common filing issues

Using eFile & Pay

June 2021 | Download Presentation | Watch Now

This online presentation will provide information for Business Tax Filers using the Iowa Department of Revenue online filing and payment service eFile & Pay.

Topics covered will include:
- Keeping your sensitive data safe
- How to properly manage your eFile & Pay account
- Self-service account access recovery
- Creating sub-user accounts for employees and service providers
- Assigning security levels, updating account information
- Best practices for cyber hygiene

Iowa Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) Protest Process 

April 2021 | Watch Now | Download Presentation

This free online presentation, presented by the Iowa Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB), will provide an introduction and overview of the process for protesting a property tax assessment.

Topics covered will include:
- Basics of property assessment
- Understanding assessment listings and valuation
- Requesting an informal assessment review from the assessor
- Filing a protest with the local board of review
- Overview of main grounds for protesting assessments
- Options for appealing board of review decision

Tax Year 2020 W-2 and 1099 Filing 

December 2020 | Watch Now | Download Presentation

Common Income Tax Issues TY20

November 2020 | Watch Now | Download Presentation

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update

October 2020 | Download Presentation

Using eFile & Pay

July 2020 | Watch Now | Download Presentation

Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics

June 2020 | Watch Now | Download Presentation