Payday Loan Laws

Iowa Payday loan laws. Iowa Payday loan legislation.

15% of the payday loan amount on the 1st $100; 10% on subsequent $100 increments.

Maximum term of 31 days. Maximum cash advance amount allowable is $500. Rollovers are prohibited.

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Iowa Payday Loan Laws & Legislation State Information

Legal Status: Legal

Iowa Code Ann. 533D.1 et seq.

Loan Terms:
Maximum Loan Amount: $500
Loan Term: Max: 31 days
Maximum Finance Rate and Fees: $15: $0-$100; $10 per $100 thereafter
Finance Charge for 14-day $100 loan: $16.67
APR for 14-day $100 loan: 433%

Debt Limits:
Maximum Number of Outstanding Loans at One Time: Two
Rollovers Permitted: None (cannot repay, refinance or consolidate)
Cooling-off Period:
Repayment Plan:

Collection Limits:
Collection Fees: One $15 NSF fee (exclusive remedy)
Criminal Action: Not Specified

Regulator: Iowa Division of Banking
Address: 200 East Grand Avenue, Suite 300 Des Moines IA 50309
Phone: (515) 281-4014
Fax: (515) 281-4862
Regulatory Contact: Rodney Reed,, Finance Bureau Chief
Regulator Website

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