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State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2015 First Quarter

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has wrapped up 2014 as another successful year for the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. Over 16,000 claims were paid to treasure hunters, totaling more than $15 million. “The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has become a very successful program,” Fitzgerald said. “Each year, we return millions... Read More on Millions in Unclaimed Property Returned in 2014
Treasurer Fitzgerald recently confirmed the College Savings Iowa income tax deduction has again been raised.* “Iowa taxpayers can deduct the first $3,163 they contribute per beneficiary account from their state taxable income,” Fitzgerald said. “This means a married couple with two children will be able to deduct up to $12,652... Read More on College Savings Iowa Increases State Deduction Amount for 2015
Make 2015 a financially fit year! Take the time to understand what drives your financial decisions and look for new opportunities to plan and save. “A simple way to make a change is to set one financial goal each month,” stated Fitzgerald. “Plan to organize your financial documents, reduce debt... Read More on Tip from the Treasurer: Add 'Financial Wellness' to Your List of New Year's Resolutions
Outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled just over $15 billion as of June 30, 2014. Overall, this represents a 1.7% increase over last year. All political subdivisions, instrumentalities and agencies of the state are required to disclose outstanding long-term obligations, including bonds, notes, capital leases... Read More on Outstanding Debt Obligations Increase a Modest 1.7%
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