Free Webinar on Manufacturing Sales Tax

October 4, 2013

Free Webinar on Manufacturing Sales Tax Follows National Manufacturing Week

DES MOINES - A free online webinar on Iowa sales tax issues for manufacturers will be held October 10 from noon to 1:00 pm.  For more information or to register, please visit

This online presentation follows a state proclamation by Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds in celebration of National Manufacturing Week, September 30 – October 4.

“We appreciate the contributions of manufacturers each and every day, and Manufacturing Week gives us a special opportunity to highlight and celebrate Iowa’s manufacturing sector,” said Branstad.

There are over 3,500 companies engaged in manufacturing in Iowa, employing over 211,000 Iowans with an average wage of more than $51,000. All told, the manufacturing sector contributes over $27.6 billion, or 18 percent, to Iowa’s Gross State Product.

The Iowa Department of Revenue has partnered with the University of Northern Iowa MyEntre.Net to provide free webinars on tax topics of interest to Iowa business owners and entrepreneurs.    This partnership has resulted in a series of successful webinars attended by nearly 800 people from across the state and around the country. Webinars are delivered through where small business gets connected to resources across Iowa. Recorded versions of the webinars are available on the Department of Revenue website,, and at .

The primary presenter for the October 10th webinar is Terry O’Neill, Taxpayer Service Specialist with the Iowa Department of Revenue. Rob Williams of the University of Northern Iowa serves as moderator.

The mission of the Iowa Department of Revenue is to serve Iowans and support state government by collecting all taxes required by law, but no more.


Victoria L. Daniels, Iowa Department of Revenue (515) 281-8450 or
Joe Bolick, University of Northern Iowa (319) 273-6577