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IOWA MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 1/1/08)

Minimum Wage $7.25

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $4.35

Maximum Tip Credit $2.90 

Employees covered by Iowa's minimum wage law must be paid at least $7.25 an hour.

Iowa Department of Revenue - Click here IA- W4 2015

Unemployment Insurance in Iowa:
Taxable Wage Base in 2017 (Increased from $28,300 in 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
UI Rate - Min - Max  in 2017 (% Taxable Wages)
  0.0 - 8.0
Voluntary Contribution Permitted   No
Employee Deduction   None
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017


Iowa State Income Tax Withholding

Iowa requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Department of Revenue.

Wage Withholding: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate 6.%

Every employer that has an office or does business in Iowa and that is required to withhold federal income tax on any compensation paid in the state must withhold Iowa individual income tax from that compensation. Responsibility for collecting and remitting the tax rests with the employer or withholding agent.Agricultural employers must withhold Iowa tax from wages if federal income tax must be withheld.

Iowa and Illinois have a reciprocal withholding agreement, with that, provides for withholding from wages for the employee's state of residence only.


Employee Deduction: None


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