No. 3: Note filing dates for small-business and individual business tax returns.

The Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service begin accepting 2013 business tax returns Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. This includes M4 corporate franchise tax, M8 S-Corporations and M3 Partnership returns. For businesses filing individual income tax returns, the filings begin Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 which also coincides with the Internal Revenue Service’s start date.