From the Governor's Office
April 23, 2015: Gov. Dayton declared a state of emergency in response to the H5N2 avian influenza outbreak. That means taxpayers in certain Minnesota counties with poultry affected by the H5N2 avian influenza could get help if the outbreak prevented them from filing their returns or paying their taxes on time. For more information, or to request that we to cancel your penalty, call us at 651-556-3003 or 1-800-657-3909. See our press release for more information.
When Disaster Strikes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue will work with individuals and businesses that cannot file or pay their taxes on time due to a natural disaster.
When a disaster happens, we’ll post tax information on our website and notify the news media. To get this information by email, sign up here.
If the governor or president declares a disaster or state of emergency, affected taxpayers may qualify for special help. For example, we may:
- Allow extra time to file or pay your taxes
- Cancel or reduce penalties and interest charges
- Work with local officials to provide property tax credits or other relief
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