Registration Cost: No fee.
Filing Requirements: You may file returns by phone or online. No paper option is available.
If you file by phone, you must register for local tax before you file your return. If you choose to use the online option, you can file and pay electronically.
Due Date: Returns and payments are due on 20th of the month following the end of period. Annual filers must submit by February 5 of the following year. Annual filers must file on a calendar-year basis, not a fiscal or other basis.
Where to File: Minnesota e-Services
What Will You Need: Your username and password in order to login. Once you are logged in and are viewing an account page related to a tax type, you will see a “File Return” button. Click the button and complete the remaining steps. A confirmation page will display once you have completed the process.
You may register for local taxes via e-Services by accessing your sales and use tax account. You can add local tax lines from the “Registration” menu on the left side. Click on “Sales Locations” from the Registration menu. Click on the blue link for the location number you want to edit. Select “Click Here to Edit Local Information” and add any local sales or use tax for this location. The local tax line will be updated overnight.
You may also register for local taxes when filing your sales tax return via e-Services. At the “Tax Inputs” screen, click the “Add a Record” link. Use the tax type drop-down box and select the local tax you wish to add. Enter the taxable sales amount in the local tax line you added. The local tax line will appear on future returns.
Renewal: Not required.
Additional Information: Minnesota Sales Tax Rules and Regulations