Minnesota has two tax relief programs for families with children in kindergarten through 12th grade: the K-12 Education Subtraction, and the K-12 Education Credit. Both programs help lower taxes and may provide a larger refund. when you file your Minnesota Form M1, Individual Income Tax Return. Because the rules for the education credit and subtraction are so similar, this section will cover both tax areas.
To qualify for either program, both of the following must be true: