Minn. Dept. of Revenue Starts Accepting 2013 Tax Returns

Updated: 01/31/2014 6:51 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

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The income tax filing season officially got under way in Minnesota on Friday.

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has started accepting individual income tax returns for tax year 2013. Taxpayers will have until April 15 to file their returns.

The department of revenue is urging taxpayers to:

Officials say if you electronically file and choose direct deposit you usually get a refund quicker.

“Direct deposit is a safe, easy, fast way to get your refund,” said Terri Steenblock, Assistant Commissioner for Individual Taxes. “I use direct deposit and I enjoy the convenience of getting a refund twice as fast as a paper check refund.”

Other tax filing tips:

Information from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.