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Last Updated: 9/3/2013

File a MinnesotaCare Tax Return by Phone

You will need the following information to file your MinnesotaCare Tax return by phone:

  • 7-digit Minnesota tax ID number
  • Password
  • The total amount of estimated payments you made during the filing year
  • Information from your completed Worksheet C:  Annual Tax Return

Step-by-Step Instructions:

1.  Using a touch-tone phone, dial 1-800-570-3329.

2.  Press 2 to file or pay a business tax.

3.  Enter your 7-digit Minnesota tax ID number.  

    • Press 1 if correct.
    • Press 2 if the number you entered is incorrect and re-enter your Minnesota tax ID number.

4.  Enter your password followed by the pound (#) key. 

    • First-time users must enter a temporary password.  If you do not have a temporary password, call 651-282-5533 to obtain one.
    • After entering your temporary password, you will be prompted to create a personal password.  Your personal password must be 4 to 8 digits.

5.  Press 1 to file a return.  Follow the prompts to file a return for one of the following MinnesotaCare tax types:

    • Provider Tax
    • Hospital Tax
    • Surgical Center Tax
    • Wholesale Drug Distributor Tax
    • Legend Drug Use Tax

7.  Indicate the year for which you are filing a return.

    • Press 1 to file for the current year (the most recent calendar year).
    • Press 2 to file for a prior year.  When prompted, enter the appropriate year (use four digits).
    • Press 3 to file an amended return.

8.  The system will list your total estimated deposit payments for the year.

    • Press 1 if correct.
    • Press 2 if the amount is incorrect.  It is possible you made a recent payment that we have not finished processing.  Hang up and call 651-282-5533 to resolve this issue before you file the return.

9.  When prompted, enter the information from your Worksheet C.  Round to the nearest dollar; do not enter cents or extra zeros.

10.  The system will provide a summary of your return, including the amount of any additional tax due or refund. 

    • Press 1 if correct.

11.  If you have additional tax due, indicate how you will be paying.

    • Press 1 to pay by phone with your return, and follow the prompts.
    • Press 2 to pay another way.

12.  You'll be given a confirmation number, payment date, and payment time.  Be sure to keep this information for future reference.

Do not hang up until you receive a confirmation number. If you hang up too soon, your return won't be filed and the information entered won't be saved.