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Service Work (Interstate Commerce)

[ 2008; R-2013 | Keywords: Iowa Legislation, Sales Tax, Service] A question came up after the sales tax breakout session at the annual meeting regarding interstate commerce and sales tax on equipment serviced at an Iowa dealership. The particular question was, do we charge Iowa sales tax if an Iowa dealer picks up equipment from… Read More »

Innovation in the Service Department

[2016 | Keywords: Business, Service] Equipment dealers continually strive to run an efficient and productive service department. From reducing redundancy to scheduling and communicating with road techs, innovative ideas and cutting edge technology are helping them reach this goal. Kunau Implement, a Case-IH dealership with locations in Preston and Dewitt, Iowa, tracks and communicates with… Read More »

Innovation in the Service Department

[2016 | Keywords: Business, Operations, Service] Equipment dealers continually strive to run an efficient and productive service department. From reducing redundancy to scheduling and communicating with road techs, innovative ideas and cutting edge technology are helping them reach this goal. Kunau Implement, a Case-IH dealership with locations in Preston and Dewitt, Iowa, tracks and communicates… Read More »

Local Sales and Service Tax (Iowa Code 422B.8)

[2013 | Keywords: Sales Tax, Service] A local sales and service tax may be imposed by a jurisdiction on the gross receipts taxed by the state. A local sales and service tax shall be imposed on the same basis as the state sales and service tax and may not be imposed on the sale of… Read More »

Iowa Sales Tax in Review

[2013 | Keywords: Iowa Legislation, Sales Tax, Service] Service Call Fees Service call fees: Flat fee is taxable (due to being based on labor charge), whereas a mileage charge ($.00/mile) or trip fee is not taxable. Trip fee must be based on distance. Handling Charge Now Exempt In Iowa, delivery charges are exempt from sales… Read More »