Greater Mankato Growth Blog

COVID-19 Business Loan/Grant Resources

With COVID-19 hitting businesses tremendously hard, all levels of government and other organizations have made a number of financial resources for businesses available. Below is a comprehensive list of those resources with links to where you can learn… Read More

UPDATED: COVID-19 Tax Issues for Businesses

The Federal Government and State of Minnesota have taken several steps related to taxes to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on businesses. Below is a summary of these actions (current as of 2:15 pm March 20) and… Read More

GMG Advocacy on Business Support

As you’ve likely seen, state/federal/local governments are considering a number of policy options to support businesses during these unprecedented times. Greater Mankato Growth will do all we can to keep our business community up to date on the… Read More

New Year, New W-4

With the new year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has rolled out a new W-4 form, the document employers use to determine how much to withhold from an employees paycheck for taxes. This is the first big update… Read More

Minnesota Tax Reform: What You Need to Know

This year the Minnesota Legislature passed and Governor Walz signed into law a significant rewrite of Minnesota’s tax code to bring the state into conformity with the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new law… Read More

Minnesota Tax Conformity: What’s Next?

Following Governor Mark Dayton’s veto of legislation that would have conformed Minnesota’s tax system to the new Federal tax law, there is uncertainty as to what this means for businesses and individuals. The following guest blog courtesy of Eide… Read More

2018 Legislative Session: What Happened?

The Legislature convened in February with some optimism. The state had a modest surplus that would allow some budget flexibility and a general agreement on what bills needed to be passed, if not the specific provisions they would… Read More

What’s Happening at the Legislature?

The Minnesota Legislature is in recess, returning to the Capitol on April 9 for a final sprint until they adjourn on May 21. This is an ideal time to talk with your legislators about the key issues of… Read More

MN Chamber Business Day at the Capitol

Greater Mankato Growth invites you to join a delegation of Greater Mankato Business Leaders on April 18 as we travel to St. Paul to participate in the Minnesota Chamber Business Day at the Capitol. This event brings business… Read More

Tax Bill – Impact on Businesses

The new tax bill significantly changes the tax code for businesses. The following guest blog courtesy of Eide Bailly provides a helpful overview of what the new tax bill means for businesses and considerations they should be making…. Read More

Tax Bill – Highlights for Individuals

The new tax bill significantly changes the tax code for individuals. The following guest blog courtesy of Abdo, Eick & Meyers provides a helpful overview of what the new tax bill means for individual filers. This information will… Read More

Bang For Your Membership Buck

Greater Mankato Growth works hard to ensure that your membership investment creates value for your business. One of the way’s we do that is through our public affairs advocacy on key policy issues. In addition to pursuing our… Read More