The Minnesota Department of Revenue will grant a 60-day payment grace period for MinnesotaCare monthly and quarterly estimated payments due April 15, 2020. These payments are now due June 15, 2020. This grace period is automatic and applies to Provider Tax, Hospital Tax, Surgical Center Tax, Wholesale Drug Distributor Tax, and Legend Drug Use Tax.
Additionally, a 60-day filing extension is available on request for annual 2019 MinnesotaCare returns that were due March 16, 2020. Organizations that request a filing extension by April 15 will have until May 15 to file their return. Organizations can request a filing extension by email at MinnesotaCare.email@example.com or secure message in e-Services. The request should include the organization’s name, address, and federal and state tax ID numbers.
Providers can also request relief from penalty and interest for late payments for reasonable cause, including emergency declarations by the president and governor due to COVID-19. See Abatement Information for Businesses.