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What is the Military Pension Subtraction?

Minnesota allows taxpayers who received a military pension or other military retirement pay a subtraction for the amount of the retirement pay. To qualify for this subtraction, the retirement pay must be taxable on the federal return, AND be for one of the following:

  • Service in the active component of the military,
  • Retirement pay for service in the reserve component, or
  • Survivor benefit plan payments.

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