Minnesota Standard Deduction
For tax year 2018, you may claim the Minnesota standard deduction or itemize your deductions on your Minnesota income tax return. You may claim the Minnesota standard deduction even if you itemized your deductions on your federal income tax return.
Note: If you are married filing separately and your spouse takes the standard deduction on their Minnesota return, you must also.
How much is the Minnesota standard deduction?
|If your filing status is||Then your Minnesota standard deduction is|
Married Filing Separately
|Head of Household|| $9,550
Married Filing Jointly
- Your earned income plus $350, up to the standard deduction for your filing status
Note: Prior to federal law changes in 2017, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2017-58. This provided the inflation-adjusted standard deduction amounts under Minnesota tax law for tax year 2018.