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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.

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.

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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Basics of the Iowa Form 130

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , |

This blog post is about the Iowa Form 130, which Iowa residents use to claim a credit on their Iowa tax return for taxes paid to another state.

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Are Dental Insurance Premiums Deductible in Iowa?

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , , |

Iowa allows a deduction in full for health insurance premiums paid with after-tax dollars. This sometimes creates questions about what exactly counts as a "health insurance premium." For example, does dental insurance count? The short answer is, yes.

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