Governor Kim Reynolds authorized a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in response to the recent floods. The Iowa Department of Revenue has updated tax guidance on how people affected by the floods, including those who may have sales tax returns due on July 1, can seek tax penalty relief:

  • Disaster Emergency Tax Penalty Relief
    Due to recent storms, Governor Reynolds has declared several counties in Iowa to be disaster areas. For taxpayers who may have missed deadlines to file or pay Iowa taxes because records were destroyed by those storms, tax penalty relief is available. This guidance describes how you can request penalty relief by submitting a penalty waiver request on GovConnectIowa or by submitting a Penalty Waiver Request form.

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