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  • Do I need to file a Minnesota income tax return if I lived here for only part of the year? Back to top

    It depends. You must file a Minnesota income tax return if your Minnesota income for the year exceeds the minimum filing requirement. See Part-Year Residents.

    If you had Minnesota tax withheld from your wages, you made estimated tax payments, or you qualify for certain Minnesota refundable credits, file a return to claim a refund. To do so, use Form M1 and Schedule M1NR.

    If you were a Minnesota resident and were out of the state on temporary basis, you are still considered a Minnesota resident and would need to file a Minnesota income tax return.  See Domicile.

  • If I’m a resident of another state, but I go to school in Minnesota, do I have to file a Minnesota tax return?Back to top

    It depends. You remain a resident of your home state, unless you’ve taken steps to establish a new residency (domicile) in Minnesota. See Students.

    If your income from Minnesota sources exceeds the minimum filing requirement, you must file a Minnesota income tax return.  To do so, use Form M1 and Schedule M1NR.