Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 10/6/23

State and local taxes and spending

WCCO: Twin Cities metro shoppers will see 1% sales tax increase Sunday

NFIB: Coming Sunday: Metro Sales Tax Hike Takes Effect, Will Cost Minnesota Consumers, Small Business Nearly $3 Billion Over 4 Years

Axios: Shopping in the Twin Cities to get more expensive this weekend due to sales tax hike

Perham Focus: Perham sets preliminary city tax levy hike at nearly 6%

Lakes Area Radio: Perham approves preliminary 6% tax levy for 2024

Park Rapids Enterprise: As Park Rapids levy goes up, tax rates may come down

Star Tribune: Want to honor Dakota land? With a new voluntary ‘tax,’ you can

MPR News: Sales tax increase funding housing, transit in Twin Cities metro goes into effect Oct. 1

Mankato Free Press: Painful property tax hike ahead for apartments — and likely their tenants

Star Tribune: Sales taxes will now cover Hennepin County’s Metro Transit subsidies

Rochester Post Bulletin: Alison Zelms: Answers to common questions on proposed sales tax renewal

Bring Me the News: What to know about the 1% Twin Cities sales tax increase

Detroit Lakes Online: School board approves 5% preliminary tax levy increase for 2024

Star Tribune: Metro sales taxes jumped Oct. 1. Here’s where the money will go

NFIB: NFIB Analysis: Is $1.5 Billion Enough for Minnesota’s PFML Program?

Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s View: Politicians, show Duluth taxpayers some respect

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Minnesotans are still spending, but the post-pandemic boom is slowing