Finance
THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA

Treasurer

Last Updated on: 5/21/2014 2:42:25 PM

The City Treasurer is responsible for cash management, investment services, and bank relationships.  In addition, this function administers and collects authorized local taxes, files state and federal payroll taxes, and manages the special assessment function.  Several functions have been consolidated into the Treasurer function including: accounts payable, miscellaneous billing, and collections.  Treasury functions are also performed for the City's authorities.

~Brian Hansen, City Treasurer

  


Special Assessments

A special assessment is a fee collected by the City for improvements or services the City provides that benefit a property.  Special Assessments are collected by the City of Duluth Treasurer's Office.  Please click here for more information.

 

City of Duluth General Sales Tax

The City of Duluth sales and use tax is collected by the State of Minnesota.  Please click here for their website.  For possible tax combinations collected within the City of Duluth, please click here.

 

State of Minnesota / City of Duluth Use Tax

You owe use tax when Minnesota / City of Duluth sales taxes are not charged on taxable items you buy, whether you buy them in Minnesota or outside the state.  If the items you are buying are for your personal use, you can buy up to $770 worth of taxable items during the calendar year without paying use tax.  If, however, your purchases total more than $770, you must pay use tax on the entire amount.  Please click here for more information.

 

Tourism Taxes

Tourism taxes are collected by the City of Duluth Treasurer's Office.  Please click here for information regarding Food and Beverage or Lodging taxes.  For possible tax combinations collected within the City of Duluth, please click here.

 

Charitable Gambling Taxes

Charitable Gambling taxes are collected by the City of Duluth Treasurer's Office.  Please click here for more information.

 

Possible Tax Combinations
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State Tax* State Liquor Tax* City Sales & Use Tax* City Tourism Additional Food and Beverage Tax City Tourism Lodging Excise Tax City Tourism Additional Lodging Tax Total Tax %
Food and Beverage
No Alcohol 6.875% 1% 1.75% 9.625%
With Alcohol 6.875% 2.50% 1% 1.75% 12.125%
Lodging
30 rooms or less 6.875% 1% 3% 10.875%
More than 30 rooms 6.875% 1% 3% 2% 12.875%
Other Retailers 6.875% 1% 7.875%

*Indicates tax is collected by the State of Minnesota

 

Brian Hansen
City Treasurer
City Hall, Room 105
411 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-730-5350

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