Taxes

Unfortunately, Iowa currently ranks 40th in the business tax climate index. Tax reform is fundamental to strengthening the state's economy and ensuring that Iowa companies can successfully grow and compete around the globe.

A modernized tax system with competitive tax rates and rules would promote growth through greater investment, higher wages and more jobs in Iowa. Ultimately, we support reforms to our tax system as a way to make Iowa an even better place to live and work.  

 

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