Tax Delinquency List Updated
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of Minnesota businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer or wine to resell. The department updates the list each month to reflect companies that have failed to pay taxes to the state.
The department posts a list of active liquor establishments that owe delinquent state taxes and therefore are prohibited from purchasing alcoholic beverages to resell. Distributors are prohibited from the sale or delivery to the listed businesses. Once a business pays the taxes owed, we remove it from the list within two business days.
Businesses on the list have delinquent taxes in any of the following categories: Sales, withholding, partnership, S corporations and corporate. Minnesota sales and withholding taxes are “trust taxes” in that customers or employees pay these taxes with the expectation that businesses will remit them to the state on their behalf. It cannot be used by a business as additional operating capital or for any other purpose.
To access the list:
- Go to www.revenue.state.mn.us/
- Enter "Tax Delinquency" into the Search box
Or visit our website for the direct link.
Businesses required to suspend or reduce services under Executive Order 20-04 were not subject to Liquor Posting for taxes and returns due February 1, 2020, to four months after the Executive Order ends. The Executive Order ended May 27, 2021; therefore, these businesses are now subject to Liquor Posting effective October 15, 2021. For more information, businesses can call 651-556-3003.