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Our Mission

The University of Minnesota Tax Management Office is a consulting group that supports University (U) departments with their business tax needs. Our mission includes:

  • Managing tax compliance for the U;
  • Responding to U community tax questions, conducting tax research as necessary, and advising regarding tax planning options and consequences;
  • Issuing Tax Management Office Guidelines (TMOGs) to assist departments in understanding and complying with tax laws;
  • Contributing to policy, procedure, and reporting system development to incorporate and automate tax requirements;
  • Serving as the U’s primary liaison with federal and state tax authorities;
  • Following federal and state tax legislative initiatives, identifying the impact of proposals on the U, and communicating tax law changes;
  • Outreach to the U community and other higher ed institutions locally, statewide, and nationally.

About the Tax Management Office


Kelly Farmer


Parent Unit

University Finance

Financial Units Org Chart (pdf)

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Department Contact Information

University Tax Management

2221 University Ave SE, Suite 100

Minneapolis, MN 55414

P: 612-624-1053, F: 612-626-1886

Directions & Parking Information

Tax Managment Staff

TMO Organizational Chart (pdf)