ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tardy taxpayers won’t see their Minnesota late fees rise in 2013.

The Department of Revenue says that the interest rate on delinquent taxes will remain at 3 percent next year. It’s been that rate since 2010.

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The interest owed is calculated from the time the tax was due until it is paid in full.

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By the same token, the state must pay a 3 percent rate if it is too slow in getting refunds out.

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