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The Minnesota Department of Revenue must certify all software used to prepare Minnesota tax forms and schedules prior to transmitting electronic or substitute forms.

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Certification Requirements

Please review the following four steps to certify your product:


After Certification

We publish certified software on our website for customer reference.

We will monitor the quality of all electronic and substitute forms generated from your software product. We reserve the right to suspend our approval of any software product that does not adhere to our requirements. If the approval is suspended, we may refuse to accept any additional returns from that software product until it is recertified.​

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