City of Bemidji

First City on the Mississippi!

Bemidji Local Option Sales Tax Information

On January 1, 2006, the 0.50% local option sales and use tax was implemented.  Revenues generated from the taxes will be used to finance Park and Trail improvements up to $9.8 million and Event Center Capital costs thereafter. 

More information about the tax can be found on the Minnesota Department of Revenue's website at  Specific questions regarding the local option sales tax should be directed to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.  The State is administering and collecting the local option sales tax on behalf of the City. 


MN Dept of Revenue Contact Information:








Minnesota Revenue

Corporate and Sales Tax Division

Mail Station 6330

St. Paul, MN  55146-6330


Attached Document or FileSales Tax Collection Summary - As of October 2016