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SWIFT Update August 30, 2018

Sales and Use Tax for Minnesota State Agencies Web-based Training

The Department of Revenue opened up enrollment for the Sales and Use Tax for Minnesota State Agencies web-based training. This training is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for employees of Minnesota state agencies who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations. It is free and open to Minnesota state agency employees. It is not available to the general public.
You can enroll for this training by opening Employee Self-Service and selecting the Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) folder. On the Search for Learning section, enter the keyword “Sales Tax” and click Search.

Close or Cancel Unneeded Supplier Contracts

Department of Administration’s Office of State Procurement (OSP) recommends that agencies cancel or close existing supplier contracts that they no longer need.  Canceling or closing these contracts streamlines reports both for agencies and for OSP.
  • Cancel supplier contracts that have no activity against it.  An activity includes purchase orders, receipts and vouchers.
  • Close supplier contracts that have activity against it.
For more information, please review the Close or Cancel a Supplier Contract or Contract Lines reference guide.

SWIFT Classroom Training

The SWIFT training team does not offer classroom training in the summer.  Please refer to the SWIFT Reference Guides page or contact the SWIFT Help Desk for questions.

SWIFT Help Desk

Contact the SWIFT Help Desk for any questions, concerns or issues you have with SWIFT:
651-201-8100, option 2 or by email

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed holidays.

When emailing the SWIFT Help Desk, be sure to include all details regarding the issue. Information to include with your message:

  • Issue Description
  • Business Unit
  • Module (Accounts Payable, Purchase Orders, etc.)
  • Transaction ID (Voucher ID, PO ID, etc.)
  • Error Message Print Screen

Additional assistance can be found on the SWIFT Reference Guide page.

SWIFT Training

To find SWIFT training, open Employee Self-Service and select the Learning folder. Then, search the Catalog using the keyword “SWIFT” to find and enroll in classes currently scheduled. Classes are free of charge and open to everyone.

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