Taxes

Tax Fairness and Our Economy

For the first time in nine years, 90% of Minnesota taxpayers will be paying a smaller percentage of their incomes to state and local taxes, according to the nonpartisan Tax ...
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Tax Conformity and the Destination Medical Center

The legislature worked together to quickly pass a $20 million middle-class tax-relief package in the first 20 days of the 2015 Session. This means less confusion for taxpayers and tax ...
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Energy Production Taxes

Minnesota has spent the last several decades developing policies for energy production taxes. In 2014, the legislature directed the Minnesota Department of Revenue to create a report outlining the taxation ...
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Workforce Development

Veterans Hiring Tax Credit The proposed credit would lower the disproportionately high veterans’ unemployment rate by providing an income tax credit to businesses who hire qualified veterans. Under the legislation, ...
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Business Taxes

Research and Development Tax Credit Three bills heard in the Tax Reform Division would make improvements to the existing research and development tax credit, a lucrative tax benefit that encourages ...
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Property Tax Relief

State Aids to Local Governments Since 1972, state aids to local governments have been a critical lifeline for local units of government to provide important services without having to rely ...
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Governor’s Budget Proposal

Tax Credits for Working Families Gov. Dayton’s balanced budget proposal would expand the Dependent Care Tax Credit to nearly 130,000 families and bring Minnesota’s credit almost entirely to the federal ...
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Dedicated Transportation Funding

The Senate DFL’s comprehensive transportation funding package proposes raising dedicated revenue for Minnesota’s roads and bridges, allowing expansions and projects to get off the ground, on top of much-needed maintenance ...
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