Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Tax Bill Event (Free!)

In December, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This is the most significant federal tax legislation passed in more than three decades and will have sweeping impacts on every type of taxpayer. To… Read More

Tax Bill Q&A for Agriculture

The newly passed tax bill has numerous implications that businesses from all sectors need to understand and prepare for. Agriculture is no exception. The following guest blog courtesy of CliftonLarsonAllen provides a helpful Q&A on what the new tax bill… Read More

Tax Bill Summary Slides

Greater Mankato Growth held a Public Affairs Issues Forum last month titled Federal Tax Reform – What it Means for You and Your Business featuring a presentation delivered by top tax experts from Eide Bailly’s National Tax Office. We’re pleased… Read More

Tax Bill 20% Deduction for Farmers

Many have heard of the new Section 199A in the Tax Bill which will allow owners of sole proprietorships, S corporations and partnerships to take a deduction of 20% against their income from the business. But how does… Read More

Tax Bill Provisions Benefitting Small Business

This week the U.S. Senate and House Passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, sending it to President Trump for his signature. This is the most significant federal tax legislation passed in more than three decades and will… Read More

Federal Tax Reform: What It Means For You And Your Business

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for our November Public Affairs Forum Breakfast Federal Tax Reform: What It Means For You and Your Business. Thursday, December 14 7:30 – 9:00 am Greater Mankato Growth, Sakatah Trail Room… Read More

Breakfast With Congressman Tim Walz

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for the August Public Affairs Forum Breakfast with Representative Tim Walz. Monday, August 21 7:30 – 9:00 am Verizon Hall, Room 245 (new event center) Register Here

Tax Relief Signed Into Law

Governor Dayton took action Tuesday on all the major bills sent to him – signing all the budget bills and tax bills to avoid a government shutdown. The Governor did veto a bill that would have preempted local… Read More

Taxes & Transportation Moving Through Legislature

A big week winds up at the Legislature as all omnibus bills must pass out of committees today. Next week, the House and Senate will be busy passing all the budget and tax bills by their Easter/Passover break… Read More

Taxing Times

If you haven’t had a chance to pick up the February edition of Minnesota Valley Business yet, be sure to check out this month’s featured article “Taxing times.” It features David Richards of Jones Metal (a member of… Read More

Growing a Greater Mankato Campaign Launched

Last week Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. along with the community volunteers serving on the Sales Tax Extension Committee launched a public education campaign known as Growing a Greater Mankato to inform voters about the proposed extension of the… Read More

Legislature Adjourns: What Passed (and What Didn’t)

The Minnesota Legislature ended on a less-than-graceful note as major bills were negotiated and considered just moments before the constitutionally mandated adjournment time of midnight on May 22. The legislature adopted a tax bill and supplemental budget bill… Read More