Mission

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

  • Managing tax compliance for the University;

  • Responding to University 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 University’s primary liaison with federal and state tax authorities;

  • Following federal and state tax legislative initiatives, identifying the impact of proposals on the University, and communicating tax law changes;

  • Outreach to the University community and other higher ed institutions locally, statewide, and nationally.