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Last Updated: 3/24/2017

Filing for the Renter's Property Tax Refund

Paper Forms

Use Form M1PR, Homestead Credit Refund (for Homeowners) and Renter's Property Tax Refund.

These software providers offer paper filing of the Property Tax Refund return:

Electronic Filing

These software provider offer electronic filing of the Property Tax Refund return. You will need to visit the vendor websites to find a cost, if any, for filing your return.

 

 

If you have questions when electronically filing your return

You must contact the customer support area for the product you’re using. Software companies provide these services, not the Minnesota Department of Revenue. The Department of Revenue does not endorse any company or offer technical assistance for the software products.
 

What is the filing due date?

The due date for filing your Renter's Property Tax Refund return (Form M1PR) is Aug. 15. If the due date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, your return is due by the next business day.

Note: You may file Form M1PR and claim a refund for up to one year after the original due date. If you file later, you won’t receive a refund.
 

When can I expect  my refund?

Every return we receive is different, so processing time will vary. You can check on the status of your Property Tax Refund after July 1 by using our Where’s My Refund system. You can follow your return through the refund process. When we are finished, you will see the date your refund was sent.

What happens after you receive my return?

We will:

  • Check the return for accuracy
  • Process your return
  • Send your refund

What can slow down my refund?

  • Mailing a paper return
  • Not choosing direct deposit
  • Errors on your tax return
  • Returns we identify for additional review