Iowa Tax Forms - State Income Tax Return Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for Iowa 

Iowa is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of Iowa and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with the state of Iowa.


State Income Tax Forms

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Individual Income Tax Return

Individual Income Earners

You earned any income in Iowa as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.

W-4 Withholding Allowance

Employers, Employees

You need to file or adjust an Iowa withholding tax status.

Extension to File Requests

Individual Income Earners

You need an extension to file your state income taxes.

Estimated Income Tax Forms

Self-employed Individuals, Independent Contractors

You are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated state income taxes.

All State Income Tax Forms

Income Earners

You need to find any state income tax form applicable to Iowa.


Property Tax Forms for Iowa

Iowa doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts.

Property Tax Forms

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Homestead Exemption


You wish to claim a homestead exemption on your property taxes.

Property Tax Exemption Forms

Home, Land, Property Owners

You qualify for any number of property tax exemptions in Iowa. Must file locally.

All Property Tax Forms

Home, Land, Property Owners

You own any property in Iowa, including a home, land or commercial real estate.


All Other Tax Forms for Iowa 

Iowa is one of 25 states that has a Vehicle Property Tax, which is filed locally. All Iowa specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.


All Other Forms

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Vehicle Property TaxOwner of a Motor VehicleYou own a motor vehicle. Vehicle property tax is filed locally.  

Motor Vehicle Tax Forms

Buyer, Seller in Vehicle Transactions

You bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in Iowa.

All Iowa Tax Forms

Any Tax Filer

You need to find any tax form applicable to Iowa.


Helpful Resources for Filing Iowa Tax Forms

Iowa offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms.  The main Iowa tax form and instruction portal is also provided.


Iowa Filing Resources

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Installment Payment Agreement

Filers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in Full

You can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.

Income Tax Credits

Potentially Any Tax Filer

You want to see what income tax credits Iowa has to offer and if you qualify.

Property Tax Relief Credit

Qualifying Homeowners

You want to see if you qualify for a property tax relief credit.

Property Tax Assistance

Home, Land, Property Owners

You need any help whatsoever with property taxes for Iowa.

Property Tax County Directory

Home, Land, Property Owners

You need to contact your county property tax office.

Iowa Forms and Instructions

Any Tax Filer

You need detailed information on any of the various taxes Iowa collects.

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