As $1.9B Surplus Announced, Budget Battle BeginsMinnesota lawmakers from both parties agree that a nearly $1.9 billion budget surplus is good news. They just disagree on how to spend it.
Dayton Details Child Care Tax Credit He'll Have In BudgetGov. Mark Dayton will seek approval for an expanded child care tax credit that would extend the benefit to 92,000 more Minnesota families.
Time Running Short For Vets To Claim Minn. CreditThere's a week left for Minnesota troops and veterans to file for a tax credit designed to recognize their combat service. About 2,200 still hadn't filed for the refundable tax credit as of last week, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This YearExperts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.
State Lawmakers Push Bill To Hire More VeteransState lawmakers want to give Minnesota businesses tax credits for hiring veterans.
Minn. House Passes GOP Business Tax Elimination The Minnesota has passed a Republican-sponsored bill to reduce and ultimately eliminate state property taxes on businesses, but which Democrats criticized for shifting money away from a tax credit for renters.
Minn.'s Dayton Pits Tax Credit Vs. Corporate Tax Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll try to pare back an overseas corporate tax break to finance a tax credit he wants for Minnesota companies that hire veterans, students or the currently unemployed.
AP Source: Dayton Budget Avoids Cutting Local AidMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will ask lawmakers to spare city and county governments from state payment cuts in hopes of avoiding property tax increases, a Capitol official familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.