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  • Where can I find my Minnesota tax ID number?Back to top

    Your ID number is on all letters that we send to you. If you can't find the number, call us at 651-282-5770. ​

  • How can I update my contact information? Back to top

    You can do it through our e-Services system, or by contacting the Business Registration Unit.  For details, see Update your business information online.  

  • Where can I find the Solid Waste Management Tax Exemption Certificate (SWMT-10)?Back to top

    On our Forms and Instructions webpage.

  • When is my Solid Waste Management Tax return and payment due?Back to top


    If you're a:

    Your return and payment are due:

    ​Yearly filer ​Feb. 5
    ​Quarterly filer ​April 20, July 20, Oct. 20 and Jan. 20
    ​Monthly filer ​the 20th day of each month

    If you're required to make to make the June accelerated payment of business taxes, see June Accelerated Filer for dues dates and other information.   

  • Are fuel surcharges taxable?Back to top

    Yes. Fuel surcharges are considered part of the service that solid waste haulers provide, which means they are subject to the Solid Waste Management Tax.​

  • Do I need to complete the Solid Waste Management Tax Exemption Certificate (SWMT-10)?Back to top

    Yes, if any of the following apply:

    • You collect the Solid Waste Management Tax from your customers and remit the tax to the Department of Revenue.
    • You provide waste management service to a city or municipality that collects SWM Tax from its citizens for these services.
    • The waste is generated outside Minnesota.
    • The waste is mixed municipal solid waste from a recycling facility that achieves at least 85 percent volume reduction.
    • Your customer is a federal agency.
    • The waste is non-mixed municipal solid waste from a federal disaster area.
    For more information on exemptions, see the Solid Waste Management Tax fact sheet, or contact us at 651-282-5770.