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Iowa State Tax Information


Looking for Iowa state tax information? We provide the latest resources on state tax, unemployment, income tax and more.

IowaIowa Department of Revenue

Iowa Workforce Development

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as employer by filing Form 60-0126 (Report to Determine Liability) or by clicking here
  • Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate - IA-W4
  • Withholding Method = formula
  • Supplemental Rate = Withhold as for federal, withhold at 6% if flat rate is used for federal.

Local Taxes:

None

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):


Report quarterly wages and contributions by clicking here and using the eFile & Pay System:

Benefit ratio formula

Wage base is $26,800 for 2014 and $27,300 for 2015

Rates range from 0.0% to 8.0% for 2014

New employers use 1.0% for 2014

New construction employers use 8.0% for 2014

State Disability Insurance (SDI):

None

State Labor Laws:

Minimum Wage - The Federal minimum rate applies

Termination Pay - Fired/Quit - next regular payday.

New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 15 days on Form IA-W4 (Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate) to:

Centralized Employee Registry
PO Box 10322
Des Moines, IA 50306-0322
877-274-2580
800-759-5881 fax

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Iowa requires employers to submit child support payments electronically click here to register.

csrue@dhs.state.ia.usThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phone (employers only):(877) 274-2580

Reciprocal States:

Illinois

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TAX TIDBIT... To correctly calculate withholding near wage base limits, enter your Gross Salary Year-to-date. It's important for an accurate calculation and is usually found on your last pay stub.