Iowa sales tax changes, January 2018
- Dec 28, 2017 | Gail Cole
No sales tax rate changes are taking effect in Iowa on Jan. 1, 2018. However, the sunset or expiration date for local option sales taxes (special-purpose taxes implemented and levied at the city or county level) is changing in more than a dozen areas. In addition, several new local option hotel/motel taxes will take effect on the first of the year.
The sunset date for the local option tax has been extended to Dec. 31, 2029, throughout unincorporated Delaware County, as well as in the following cities:
The sunset date for the local option tax has been removed in Fairfield, and extended to June 30, 2029, in Batavia. Local option taxes will expire on Dec. 31, 2029, in the following cities:
- Pleasant Plain
- Maharishi Vedic City
The sunset date for the local option tax has been removed in Winterset.
New hotel/motel local option taxes
A new hotel/motel tax of 7 percent will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018 in the following locations:
- Corning, Adams County
- Waukon, Allamakee County
- Parkersburg, Butler County
- West Okoboji, Dickinson County
- Amana Colonies, Iowa County
- Washington, Washington County