Most people think about how much income tax they pay in a year more than any other taxes, but taxpayers who ignore their property tax statements could be paying significantly more than they need to each year. Both residential and commercial property owners can be affected by inaccurate property tax valuation or classification. Property… Read more »
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On August 1, 2015, a new law went into effect that expanded the territorial jurisdiction of a county’s reach to sue its debtors. The new law will permit Minnesota counties to sue its debtors in their conciliation court, often referred to as small claims, even though the debtor is not a resident of the county.
Minnesota law provides procedures that lenders must follow to foreclose a mortgages on real estate, and the law also provides rights and opportunities for property owners and homeowners facing foreclosure to save their property.
On January 1, 2016, a new law will go into effect that requires nonprofit hospitals to provide patients a specific notice before engaging in certain debt collection activities to collect an unpaid hospital bill.