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Last Updated: 10/3/2014

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October 1, 2014

Minnesota forms are final

Minnesota tax forms are now posted as final on the Forms, Specs, and Schema page.
Instruction booklets are not final yet. We hope to have them finalized soon.


July 31, 2014 - Conference Call with Vendors/Near finals posted

A conference call was held today to share information regarding changes in our website and documents. You can view the script from the call here.

Near finals of forms and vouchers have been posted as well.


Welcome to the 2014 Tax Form Development Season!

To ensure that you receive information and updates on a timely basis, we highly encourage all vendors to register for our email updates. You can do so by clicking on the red envelope located above.

A few things to remember:

  • You are required to notify us at that you have sent tests and would like them reviewed
  • PDF’s are required with your test cases
  • Minnesota FIDS returns are XML for the 2014 filing season
  • Additional requirements are listed in our guide, located under the registration and standards tab




June 4, 2014 - New Error Code

A new tax law was passed that law increases refunds for qualifying homeowners and renters filing their 2013 Property Tax Refund return. Homeowner refund amounts are increased by 3% and renter refund amounts are increased by 6%.

A new error code will be in effect starting Wednesday June 4, 2014.

ERC Rule 0995: If Line 9 is significant it must equal the table look up amount using Line 8 and Line 9, if Line 14 is significant it must equal the table look up amount using Line 8 and Line 13

If you have any questions/concerns please contact us at