State sales tax rate

Base state sales tax rate 6.875%
Local rate range 0%-1.5%
Total rate range 6.875%-8.375%

* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Minnesota. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.

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Minnesota sales tax basics

The Minnesota (MN) state sales tax rate is currently 6.875%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 8.375%. Minnesota sales tax may also be levied at the city, county, school, transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels.

Minnesota sales tax has numerous local taxing levels that must be monitored and maintained on a regular basis, it is complex and time consuming due to the volume of jurisdictions.

Minnesota is listed in Kiplinger’s 2011 10 Tax-Unfriendly States for Retirees. Sales taxes can reach 9.53% in some areas, although food, clothing and prescription and non-prescription drugs are exempt.

How to register to collect sales tax in Minnesota

If you need to collect sales tax in Minnesota, first you need to register your business. Learn what steps you need to take to register in Minnesota.

How to file sales tax returns in Minnesota

Now that you’ve registered and you’re collecting sales tax in Minnesota, find out how to file, or remit, your sales tax. Get answers to your common sales tax filing questions.

Deadlines for filing sales tax returns in Minnesota

Check on the sales tax filing deadlines for Minnesota. Get the dates for filing annually, quarterly, or monthly.

Minnesota Sales Tax Rate by County

Are you looking for tax rates within a certain county? We have a list of all the counties in Minnesota along with their sales tax rate.


Minnesota Sales Tax Rates by City

Each city or town in Minnesota may charge additional sales tax. Find the local tax rate for each city.

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