Minnesota payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Unemployment forms

Agency: Minnesota U.I. Fund

Website: http://www.uimn.org/uimn/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
DEED-1D Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Internet Yes Last day of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Withholding forms

Agency: Minnesota Revenue

Website: http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/Pages/default.aspx

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
MW5 Approved Paper No By deposit schedule*
MW-1 Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Internet Yes Last day of the following month*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2019 (No approval required) Paper, Internet No January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

1099 forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
1099-B No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-DIV No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-G No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-INT No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-MISC No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-OID No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-PATR No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-R No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-S No approval required Internet No January 31st
W-2G No approval required Internet No January 31st

See also: State 1099 files overview

Note: Files are created only when the forms include state withholding amounts.

State website: www.revenue.state.mn.us

Form processing tips

The MN DEED-1D Worksheet internet file supports multi-unit reporting. For more information see Adding reporting units for work locations.

E-filing notes

UI WORKSHEET and DEED-1D

Minnesota withholding worksheets MW-1 and MW5

  • Registration is required with the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
  • File format - Fixed length.
  • The files are created using very specific formats and you must ensure that your format selections match those listed in the Minnesota withholding worksheets file formats

Notes

Navigate to the Minnesota Department of Revenue and log in to e-File Minnesota. Select the format options exactly as noted below.

  • Date: YYYYMMDD
  • Amount: 1000.00
  • Setting for the "Skip the first lines of the file" field: 0
  • Format option: Fixed Length Format

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 8 digits (dashes and spaces removed if entered)

Withholding ID: 7 digits (note the first digit cannot be a zero).

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Internet

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: 20 days from hire date
Registration required: Yes

Website: https://newhire-reporting.com/MN-Newhire/

Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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