The Walz administration says taxpayers have an extra week — until April 22nd — to file their *Minnesota* income tax returns, *if* they’re in 64 counties affected by rapid snowmelt flooding or the winter storm that’s hammered the state this week. The extension also applies to the Prairie Island Indian Community, Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Upper Sioux Community. State officials emphasize the filing extension until April 22nd applies to *state* taxes only. It *does* include Minnesota business taxes.

From MN Dept. of Revenue news release:

Taxpayers in 64 Minnesota counties and 3 tribal nations who were affected by the rapid snowmelt flooding or Winter Storm Wesley will get extra time to file Minnesota returns and pay Minnesota taxes, the Minnesota Department of Revenue announced today.

This applies to individuals and businesses that are in the following tribal nations:
Prairie Island Indian Community, Red Lake Band of Chippewa, and Upper Sioux Community.

This also applies to individuals and businesses that are in the following counties:
Anoka, Beltrami, Becker, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Cottonwood, Dakota, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Jackson, Kittson, Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lyon, Marshall, Martin, McLeod, Mille Lacs, Mower, Morrison, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Olmsted, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Ramsey, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Steele, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wabasha, Wadena, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine.

Affected taxpayers in these locations who have Minnesota tax returns or payments due from April 11 to April 16 will not be assessed penalties or interest if they file and pay their taxes by April 22, 2019. This includes Individual Income Tax returns and payments that are due on Monday, April 15, 2019.

This only applies to Minnesota taxes.

For questions call:
Individual Income Tax: 651-296-3781 or 1-800-652-9094
Business Income Taxes (Corporation Franchise Tax, Partnership Tax, S Corporation Tax, Estate Tax, Fiduciary Tax): 651-556-3075
Withholding Tax: 651-282-9999 or 1-800-657-3594
Special Taxes: 651-556-3022
MinnesotaCare Taxes: 651-282-5533
General Information: 651-556-3000