Sales Tax Information


 

On April 1st, 2007, the one-half of one percent local sales and use tax and the $20 motor vehicle excise tax, which is in lieu of sales tax, will be implemented.

 

The revenues generated from the taxes will be used for the following:

  • $4,500,000 - Transportation projects
    • Connections to the Beltline
    • Signal Improvements
  • $2,823,000 – Building/Site improvements
    • West Hills complex
    • Library
    • Fire Hall

 

The Minnesota Department of Revenue will be administering and collecting the local sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will be mailing information to businesses located within Owatonna in late January 2007. Information about the local sales and use tax can be found on the Minnesota Department of Revenue’s website at www.taxes.state.mn.us.


 

Specific questions regarding the local sales and use tax should to directed to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.


 

Minnesota Department of Revenue Contact Information:

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Mail Station 6330

St. Paul, MN 55146-6330

Telephone: 651-296-6181

E-mail: salesuse.tax@state.mn.us


 

Questions regarding the motor vehicle excise tax can be forwarded to the Finance Department of the City of Owatonna. The City’s finance department will be administering and collecting the $20 motor vehicle excise tax.

Owatonna Sales and Use Tax and Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Ordinance