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Iowa to Charge Sales Tax on Ride Sharing Services

The recent signing of a tax bill by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds that extends the state's six percent sales tax requirement to include taxi and ride-sharing services has drawn the ire of drivers in the state.

Companies like Uber and Lyft allow for...

Sales Tax News - April 11, 2018

Salt Lake City Seeks Input From Residents About Higher Taxes

Salt Lake City will soon decide on a half-penny sales tax increase, but the city is asking for input from residents about raising taxes further.  The sales tax increase could add $33...

Sales Tax News - March 26, 2018

Des Moines Sales Tax Increase Fails

A one-cent increase to the local sales tax rate failed to pass earlier this month in Des Moines, Iowa.  Fifty-four percent of voters in Des Moines voted to approve the tax, but it still failed due to the lack of...

Iowa Plans to Tackle Online Sales Tax Collections

After the US Congress successfully passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law by President Trump in December, the Iowa Legislature will begin work on state tax reform.  One of the major issues that will be discussed is sales tax on ...

How Much Does a One Penny Sales Tax Increase Cost?

Des Moines Considering a Sales Tax Increase

Des Moines has approved $62,000 for a phone survey to explore the idea of adding a one cent sales tax in Polk County.  The county is one of few in Iowa without such a tax.  A lobbying firm will be paid to...