BBB Tips On Finding A Tax Provider

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) encourages taxpayers to do their research before selecting tax preparation help or they may get hit with fines and fees if the return isn’t correct or filed late. The BBB also cautions against tax preparers who claim they can obtain larger refunds than other tax…
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BBB Advises Public To Prepare Now For Flooding

With higher than average snowfalls throughout Minnesota and the Red River Valley, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is advising residents in affected areas to start preparing now for spring flooding. While there’s no way to predict the severity of floods at this point, many indicators point to a high risk…
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A Steady Stream Of Scams

At the BBB, we have operators standing by from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days a week. Their job is to answer questions from the public, provide requested information and keep their ears open for possible patterns of fraudulent activity. Many times, it’s the work these operators do that helps us identify new scams…
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What To Do When A Business Goes Out Of Business

As a result of difficult economic conditions over the last few years, the number of retailers closing their doors has increased, often leaving shoppers confused and wondering what will happen to purchases they haven’t received. The same applies in situations where warranties or unused gift cards are involved. The following is some advice from the…
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Who We Are

We at the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) are very excited to start our blog on Area Voices! Before we get started, we thought a little refresher course might be a good idea. Most people have heard of the Better Business Bureau, but not everyone knows who we are. A lot…
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