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Last Updated: 12/12/2017

Corporation Franchise Tax: Prior Year Forms and Instructions

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 Prior Year Instructions

 
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CollapseTax Year: 2016
pdfMinnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions 2016Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions 2016
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pdf2015 Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax2015 Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax
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pdfMinnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions 2014Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions 2014
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pdf2013 Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions (Revised 4/16/14)Instructions include M4, M4I, M4A and M4T (Revised 4/16/14)
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pdfMinnesota Corporation Franchise Tax 2012Minnesota Corporation Franchise Tax Instructions 2012 (Revised 2/20/13)
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions
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pdfCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) InstructionsCorporation Franchise Tax Return (M4) Instructions

 

 

 Prior Year Forms

 
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 AFF
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 JOBZ
 JOBZ1
 M100
 M15C
 M22
 M4 series
 M4, M4I, M4A, M4T
 M4R
 M4X
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 M500
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 REV184
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pdfREV187Authorization to Communicate through Email Transmission (Revised 6/17)
pdfREV185Authorization to Release Tax Information (Revised 12/10)
pdfBANKBank Authorization for Direct Debit (Revised 12/17)
pdfc101Minnesota Business Activity Questionnaire
pdfC102Minnesota Service Activity Questionnaire
pdfALTPetition to Use Alternative Method of Allocation (Revised 12/14)
pdfREV184Power of Attorney (Revised 1/17)
pdfM100Request for Copy of Tax Return (Revised 5/15)
pdfM22Request for Early Audit of Income Tax Return(s) (Revised 7/17)
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pdfM15CAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax 2016
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Return 2016
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax 2016 (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax 2016 (Calculation of Tax)
pdfJOBZ1Certification of Job Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Compliance with Business Subsidy Agreement (BSA)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return 2016 (Includes M4, M4I, M4A and M4T)
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities RD 2016
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received 2016
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit 2016
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfM4XM4X Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund 2016
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction 2016
pdfRECReconciliation
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pdfM15C2015 Additional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFF2015 Affiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTI2015 Alternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTT2015 Alternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X2015 Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4T2015 Corporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRD2015 Credit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIV2015 Deduction of Dividends Received
pdfETP2015 Employer Transit Pass Credit
pdfNOL2015 Net Operating Loss Deduction
pdfREC2015 Reconciliation
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report
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pdfETP2014 Employer Transit Pass Credit
pdfM15CAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax 2014
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns 2014
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax 2014 Calculation of Income
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax 2014 Calculation of Tax
pdfM4XAmended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund 2014
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return 2014 (M4, M4I, M4A, M4T)
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities RD 2014
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received 2014
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction 2014
pdfRECReconciliation
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pdfM15C2013 Additional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAMTI2013 Alternative Minimum Tax
pdfAMTT2013 Alternative Minimum Tax
pdfM4X2013 Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (Revised 3/31/14)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4T2013 Corporation Franchise Tax Returns (Revised 3/31/14)
pdfRD2013 Credit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIV2013 Deduction for Dividends Received
pdfETP2013 Employer Transit Pass Credit
pdfNOL2013 Net Operating Loss Deduction
pdfREC2013 Reconciliation
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report
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pdfM15CAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax 2012
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax 2012 Calculation
pdfM4XAmended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund 2012
pdfJOBZ1Certification of Job Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Compliance with Business Subsidy Agreement (BSA)
pdfM4 seriesCorporation Franchise Tax Return 2012
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities 2012
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received 2012
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFOCForeign Operating Corporation (FOC)
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation 2012
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfJOBZJOBZ Tax Benefits
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report 2012
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction 2012
pdfRECReconciliation 2012
CollapseTax Year: 2011
pdfM15CAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4XAmended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend 2011 only)
pdfM4X (2010 only)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax year 2010 only)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFOCForeign Operating Corporation (Calculation of Deemed Dividend)
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfJOBZ1JOBZ Certification
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfM4RMinnesota Business Activity Report (Revised 9/11)
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
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pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4XAmended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend 2010 only)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFOCForeign Operating Corporation (Calculation of Deemed Dividend)
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfJOBZ1JOBZ Certification
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2009
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFOCForeign Operating Corporation (Calculation of Deemed Dividend)
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone Tax Benefits
pdfJOBZ1JOBZ Certification
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2008
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFOCForeign Operating Corporation (Calculation of Deemed Dividend)
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2007
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2006
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2005
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2004
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfJOBZJob Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) Tax Benefits
pdfM500JOBZ Tax Benefit Report
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation
CollapseTax Year: 2003
pdfESTAdditional Charge for Underpayment of Estimated Tax
pdfAFFAffiliations for Combined Returns
pdfAMTIAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Income)
pdfAMTTAlternative Minimum Tax (Calculation of Tax)
pdfM4X (prior to 2010)Amended Franchise Tax Return/Claim for Refund (to amend tax years prior to 2010) (Revised 4/11)
pdfM4, M4I, M4A, M4TCorporation Franchise Tax Return
pdfRDCredit for Increasing Research Activities
pdfDIVDeduction for Dividends Received
pdfETPEmployer Transit Pass Credit
pdfFSCForeign Sales Corporation
pdfNOLNet Operating Loss Deduction
pdfRECReconciliation