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May 12-14 Power Outage

Due to scheduled critical electrical maintenance, the Minnesota Department of Revenue website, e-Services system, phone services, and all other services will be unavailable 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, until 6:00 a.m. Monday, May 15. Regular deadlines for filing and paying your taxes still apply. Thank you for your patience.

Federal Conformity

On January 13, 2017, Minnesota lawmakers enacted tax relief by updating Minnesota's tax code to match the federal code in several areas for tax years 2015 and 2016. Enactment of this bill has resulted in changes to several forms and the instructions for tax years 2015 and 2016.  

January 23

​Open individual filing season

January 19

Federal conformity Q&A conference call

January 17

​Updated individual and business forms for conformity posted

​January 6

​Open business filing season

​December 1

​Efile and Leads Reporting certification opens
Notify MN of Free file participation and criteria

November 14

​Final schemas for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259

November 10


​Certification test cases
Final Individual Error Rejection Codes
Final Error Rejection Codes for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259

October 28

​LOI form is due. Late forms will not be accepted.

October 10

​Final grid forms

October 3


​Forms are final
Draft schemas for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259
Draft Error Rejection codes for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259

September 30


​Final state individual schema released to industry
Final Minnesota Leads Reporting schema
Draft Individual Error Rejection Codes

September 21


September 6
​Draft state individual schema released to industry
Elements posted for Minnesota Leads Reporting schema

September 1

​Forms certification opens

August 31

​State distributes Letter of Intent (LOI)

August 5

​Near final grid forms posted

August 2

​Near final forms posted