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Last Updated: 12/27/2013

Pay MinnesotaCare Tax by Phone

You will need the following information to pay MinnesotaCare Tax by phone:

  • 7-digit Minnesota tax ID number
  • Password
  • Period for which you are making a payment
  • Amount of your payment
  • Bank routing number and account number

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 2 to make a payment only.

6.  Indicate the person for which you are making a payment.

    • Press 1 to make a payment for yourself.
    • Press 2 to make a payment for a client.

7.  Follow the prompts to make a payment for one of the following MinnesotaCare tax types:

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

8.  Indicate the type of payment you are making.

    • Press 1 to make a deposit payment.
    • Press 2 to make an original return payment.
    • Press 3 to make an amended return payment.
    • Press 7 to make an audit pre-payment.

9.  Enter the year for which you are making a payment (use four digits).

    • Press 1 if correct.
    • Press 2 if the number you entered is incorrect and re-enter the year.

10.  Enter the payment amount in dollars and cents, followed by the pound (#) key.  If the payment has no cents, enter two zeros.

    • Press 1 if correct.
    • Press 2 if the number you entered is incorrect and re-enter the payment amount.

11.  Follow the prompts to choose existing or new banking information.

    • Press 1 to use the same banking information as the last payment for this tax type.
    • Press 2 to enter new banking information.
    • Press 3 to hear bank information from the last transaction for this tax type.

12.  Confirm whether funding for the payment will be transmitted to or received from a financial agency located outside the territorial jurisdiction of the United States.

    • Press 1 if yes.
    • Press 2 if no.

13.  If you chose to enter new banking information for your payment, follow the prompts to enter your bank routing number and account number.  Also, indicate whether the account is a checking or savings account.

14.  Choose your payment date.

    • Press 1 to specify today as your payment date.
    • Press 2 to enter a different date.

15.  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 payment won't be made and the information entered won't be saved.