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Minnesota House Research Department updates document regarding education tax credits and deductions

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department The Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department updated its “Income Tax Deductions and Credits for Public and Nonpublic Education in Minnesota” publication in late June. Minnesota has had an income tax credit for … Continue reading

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School district general education revenue, building bond agricultural credit data available via MDE

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has produced two important documents for school districts this month. See http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/Spreadsheets/SchoolDistrictRuns-2018-2019.xlsx for a listing of general education revenue projections for each school district for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. Also, visit www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/Spreadsheets/SchoolBuildingBondAgCredit-2017.xlsx for school … Continue reading

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MSBA supports Gov. Dayton’s tax reduction plan for Minnesota farmers with the goal of helping our school boards and school districts

Gov. Mark Dayton rolled out his 2017 tax plan Thursday during a press conference in St. Paul, offering $300 million in tax cuts. One part of Gov. Dayton’s plan is to provide property-tax relief for Minnesota farmers. Gov. Dayton is … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Omnibus tax bill wins overwhelming House support

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz The first of this session’s major spending bills was passed off the House Floor 123-10 early Sunday afternoon. First passed off the floor last year with a $2 billion price tag, the omnibus … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate OKs Omnibus Tax Bill

The Minnesota Senate approved the Omnibus Tax Bill (HF 3931) Wednesday on a 37-30 vote. All Republican senators and two Democrats voted against the bill, citing the burden it would place on struggling workers and businesses. Here are the two education-related … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Tax cuts take money away from public education

Is it the Tax Bill or the Education Bill? This is a rhetorical question, but it does raise some questions about how we are spending the surplus money. Tax credits and deductions always sound like a great idea until you … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Proposal would impact debt levies now and into the future

The House Education Finance Committee and the House Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division Committee held an informational hearing April 9 to discuss a proposal (HF 2077, sponsored by Rep. Steve Drazkowski) on agricultural property tax credit for school capital … Continue reading

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