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March 25, 2015
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Contrary to popular belief, Minnesota is not a tax haven for the low income. In fact, the state comes in at No. 24, right about in the middle of the pack, when it comes to how much of their income low income residents pay in taxes. The low income in Minnesota pay about 9.58 percent...
opinion / editorials
March 25, 2015 - 11:44am
Debate over road taxes continues in MN
The announcement of Minnesota Republican legislators’ transportation plan Monday sets up the debate about how to fund road, bridge and transit...
March 25, 2015 - 9:50am
February 19, 2015
It’s tax time, watch for scams
It’s tax time, and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office warns people to be on the alert for these scams: Tax-related identify theft :Under this scam, identity thieves steal taxpayers’ personal information—such as their name and Social Security number—and use it to...
opinion / editorials
February 19, 2015 - 5:55am
February 6, 2015
Minnesota revenue officials halt filings by TurboTax, citing possible fraud
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- State revenue officials said they have stopped accepting tax returns from TurboTax, one of the most popular private filing services, after hearing evidence of “potential fraud” from multiple Minnesota taxpayers. During an evening conference call with reporters,...
February 6, 2015 - 10:13am
Farmer tax fix may not be immediate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota farmers think part of their property tax bills is unfair, but they probably should not get up their hopes that things will...
February 6, 2015 - 5:20am
February 4, 2015
Uninsured will pay at tax time
The penalties for not carrying health insurance are getting high enough to make you sick. And then you’ll really be in trouble, since you aren’t covered. This year, the penalty more than triples, to $325 per adult or 2 percent of income, whichever is greater. The Individual...
opinion / editorials
February 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
January 24, 2015
North Dakota tax on cigarettes could increase if bills pass
Smokers would pay more than triple the current state tax on cigarettes in North Dakota under two bipartisan bills promoted Wednesday by anti-tobacco groups and others. North Dakota’s current excise tax of 44 cents per pack is the 46th lowest in the nation and hasn’t been raised...
January 24, 2015 - 11:00am
January 21, 2015
Mahube gears up to help file tax returns
Does the thought of filing your own state and federal tax returns, whether online or by mail, give you chills? Are you unsure of whether a 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ is the form you need? Then give the offices of Mahube-Otwa Community Action a call. The friendly, fully-certified...
January 21, 2015 - 1:00pm
Department surveying marijuana demand
The Minnesota Department of Health is rolling out an online survey to get a better idea of the potential medicinal marijuana landscape in the state. From Tuesday until Feb. 6, Minnesotans with qualifying medical conditions can answer several questions that will give medicinal marijuana...
January 21, 2015 - 12:00pm
Dayton and GOP offer tax proposals
ST. PAUL -- Both Republicans and Democratic-Farmer-Laborites rolled out proposals to cut Minnesota’s taxes Tuesday, but leaders from the two parties are targeting their tax cuts at different groups. Republican lawmakers proposed to exempt seniors’ Social Security income from...
January 21, 2015 - 8:30am
January 13, 2015
'No choice' but to raise taxes for transportation
ST. PAUL -- There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota's transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. "I can't think...
January 13, 2015 - 8:00am
December 25, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL -- Let's face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The...
December 25, 2014 - 9:09pm
July 16, 2014
Minnesota farmland taxes expected to rise
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, but farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years. "What I am hearing is it is making it much more difficult to do business as a farmer," Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth, said of agriculture...
News / legislative
July 16, 2014 - 10:52pm
April 9, 2014
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn’t owe any income tax. Thus, when April 15 rolled around the following year you didn’t bother filing a tax return, knowing you wouldn’t be penalized. Big mistake. Even...
business / money management
April 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
March 24, 2014
Qualify for new tax breaks? Wait to file returns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota revenue officials will not be ready to pay Minnesotans for newly enacted tax breaks until April 3. Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans today advised Minnesotans who may qualify for one of 10 new individual income tax breaks not to file income tax returns until...
News / government
March 24, 2014 - 2:04pm