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From the Archives: Filing Separately on Your Iowa Return? Don’t Forget to Allocate Deductions

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

In Iowa, if you file as married filing separately, you must allocate itemized deductions based on income ratios.

From the Archives: Can a College Professor Deduct the Cost of Materials for “General Knowledge”?

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

It's a holiday week, so I'm re-publishing popular blog posts from the past. Just like Monday's "From the Archives," this one from last September is about college professors and their work-related expenses. ----- Originally published September 26, 2016 Image courtesy of Pixabay.com College professors may be entitled to certain deductions on their tax returns for classroom [...]

Basics of the Iowa Pension Exclusion, Part 1

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , |

Iowa allows taxpayers to exclude some or all of their retirement income under certain circumstances. Here are the basics of how the Iowa pension exclusion works.

Can I Claim My Boyfriend/Girlfriend As a Dependent?

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

This question comes up a lot, and the answer -- as always -- is "maybe."

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Deducting Long-Term Care Premiums on an Iowa Tax Return

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , |

Long-term care premiums are deductible in full on the Iowa tax return, NOT subject to the federal limitations.

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