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Iowa Compliance and Regulatory Resources

50 percent of business owners say it’s extremely or very challenging to maintain regulatory compliance.1 Paychex strives to make it easier by offering compliance resources for businesses in Iowa. Learn more about the compliance requirements your business may need to understand, including tax rates and limits, workplace safety, and more.

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State Tax Rates and Limits

State Supplemental Withholding Rate*
6.0%
2024 IA Withholding tables

State Unemployment Taxable Wage Base Limit
$38,200

State Unemployment Rate Range for Employers
0.0% to 7.0%

State Unemployment New Employer Rate
1.0% New Employer, 7.0% Construction

State Hourly Minimum Wage
$7.25

State Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees
$4.35
IA wage and hour information


Workplace Safety

Iowa OSHA
Iowa is an OSHA-approved state plan covering most private-sector workers and all state and local government workers.


Workers' Compensation

Coverage is mandatory for employers with any employees


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