COVID-19 Penalty Relief: You may ask us to cancel or reduce filing or payment penalties if you have a reasonable cause or are negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, updates, and resources, see Our Response to COVID-19.
Your residency for tax purposes may change. Changes in your residency can affect your amount of Minnesota tax, your estimated tax requirements, or your Minnesota filing requirements. For more information, see Residents/Residency.
Yes. Minnesota taxes the same amount of Social Security benefits that is taxed federally. However, you may qualify for a subtraction from Minnesota taxable income if you receive these benefits. For more information, see Social Security Benefit Subtraction.
If your only income is Social Security, you are not required to file an income tax return. If you have questions on whether or not your Social Security is taxable, contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or visit the IRS website.
Yes. Minnesota taxes pensions, including federal pensions, received while you are a Minnesota resident regardless of where you earned the pension. However, Minnesota no longer taxes military retirement pay, including pensions, as of tax year 2016.