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Basic Sales & Use Tax Seminar

Minnesota Department of Revenue


This course is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations.


Course Objectives

  • After completing this course you will be able to:
  • Apply the basic sales and use tax concepts for Minnesota and its local taxing jurisdictions to your business
  • Recognize the exceptions to the “rule” and the exemptions available
  • Differentiate how Sales and Use Tax law applies to different types of businesses and their business activities
  • Discover how and when to use and accept an exemption certificate properly
  • Identify the documentation necessary for Sales and Use Tax records
  • Complete a Sales and Use Tax return correctly using
  • Locate several resources that answer your Sales and Use Tax questions


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