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Last Updated: 9/30/2014

Political Contribution Refund

What contributions qualify for a refund?

Political contributions you made to eligible state candidates or political parties after June 30, 2013. (Contributions made on or before that date do not qualify for a refund.)
 

How big a refund can I receive?

The maximum annual refund is $50 for an individual or $100 for a married couple (if you file a joint Political Contribution Refund application). 
 

How do I request a refund?

Complete Form PCR, Political Contribution Refund Application. Send your completed form to the Minnesota Department of Revenue. You must also include copies of the receipts you received for contributions being claimed on your application.
 
We can only accept Form EP-3 receipts that you received from a qualified candidate or political party as proof of your
contribution(s).
 
Be sure to use the correct form, based on the year of your contributions, as outlined below:
For contributions made: ​Use this form: ​We must receive it by:
​   July 1 – Dec. 31, 2013 ​   2013 Form PCR ​   April 15, 2014
​   Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2014 ​   2014 Form PCR ​   April 15, 2015