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Free Tax Filing Helps Lower-Income Iowans Keep More of Their Refunds

February 5, 2018, 9:24 am | Barb Wollan, Laura Sternweis

An income tax refund provides an important annual financial boost for many Iowa families. Claiming that tax refund, however, is sometimes more expensive than it needs to be, according to Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Read more about Free Tax Filing Helps Lower-Income Iowans Keep More of Their Refunds

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Supporting Immigrant-Owned Businesses Is Important for Iowa Growth

April 3, 2017, 12:41 pm | Jon Wolseth

Immigrant-owned businesses are becoming more and more prevalent in Iowa. Driving through communities such as Perry, Ottumwa, Storm Lake and Marshalltown, the impact of immigrant-owned businesses in the central business district is evident. These businesses play a vital role in Iowa’s economy, contributing significantly to the local tax base. Read more about Supporting Immigrant-Owned Businesses Is Important for Iowa Growth