Starting a Business
Basic Tax Information
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has basic tax information for people who are starting a business.
The following information should not be considered all-inclusive. Other steps may be appropriate for your specific type of business.
- Minnesota Tax Identification Number (MN ID)
- All business taxes and fees
- Minnesota Laws, Statutes, and Rules
- Basic federal tax information from the Internal Revenue Service
You can also find helpful information in our fact sheets for all tax types and in our Sales and Use Tax industry guides.
Starting a Business in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development can help you answer common questions about starting a business in Minnesota. Learn more about what you need to do before you start, business plans, licenses and permits, and more.