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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 28, 2016
Former payroll business owner failed to pay IRS $377,163 she collected from clients
FARGO-- A former Fargo businesswoman who provided employment and payroll service to businesses and kept tax money instead of paying it to the Internal Revenue Service has been sentenced to a year of home confinement and ordered to pay restitution of $377,163. Tammy Devier, 43, of...
March 28, 2016 - 10:15pm
October 27, 2015
Local law enforcement weighs in on scams reported in the area
It can be hard to imagine oneself, or anyone, being duped by a scam artist and losing money to them. One might they think they are too smart...
October 27, 2015 - 5:09pm
September 1, 2015
IRS false debt collection calls re-emerging in region
MINOT — Scammers claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service are continuing to make calls to people across the region. One area that has seen a resurgence in the calls is Minot, according to the police department’s crime prevention unit. However, a Sioux Falls, S.D., resident...
September 1, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 23, 2015
Shaw: Don’t ask for help from IRS
The tax season is over, but … The performance of the Internal Revenue Service is unacceptable. According to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, the IRS’ overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season. For those lucky enough not to be disconnected,...
June 23, 2015 - 10:25pm
April 18, 2015
NDSU, UND faculty victimized by bogus tax returns
FARGO — Multiple faculty members at North Dakota State University have been notified by the IRS that fraudulent income tax returns were filed in their names. Allan Ashworth, a retired professor of geosciences, is one of those who learned that his information was used to file a...
April 18, 2015 - 4:26pm
March 11, 2015
ND residents entitled to $2.6M in 2011 tax returns
North Dakotans may be entitled to almost $2.6 million in tax returns. More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. who did not file a federal income tax return in 2011 are entitled to approximately $1 billion, or a median of $698 each, the Internal Revenue Service announced in a news...
March 11, 2015 - 6:39pm
March 6, 2015
IRS phone scam reported in ND
BISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a warning to consumers about a new tactic by scam artists imitating Internal Revenue Service agents. In this new variation, the phony agents instruct the victim to purchase a certified cashier’s check directly...
March 6, 2015 - 9:22pm
June 20, 2014
Other Views: IRS’s lost emails make for a troubling tale
Don’t look now, but the simmering scandal about the White House possibly using the Internal Revenue Service to target opposition groups is coming closer to a boil. And this week, more people than the usual partisan suspects are taking note. They sense that the stakes suddenly...
June 20, 2014 - 11:56pm
June 7, 2014
Attorney general warns of IRS scam
After state residents have reported getting calls from the IRS, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning that they are a scam. Scammers have reportedly left messages saying there is a problem with the IRS and if they don’t call back, they’ll be arrested. The calls...
June 7, 2014 - 12:02am
March 27, 2014
DSU Strom Center hosts small business experts
Small business owners had a chance to learn about how the Affordable Care Act affects small businesses, how to navigate the Internal Revenue Service website and explore funding and loan options at a roundtable discussion at the Dickinson State University Strom Center on Thursday morning...
March 27, 2014 - 8:57pm
January 11, 2014
Hoeven to IRS: Limit red tape for farms, small businesses
The Internal Revenue Service has some new tax rules this year and Sen. John Hoeven is concerned about how the rules could affect small business owners, farmers and ranchers in the Peace Garden State. The North Dakota Republican’s letter sent Wednesday to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen...
January 11, 2014 - 8:53pm
October 15, 2013
For same-sex couples, a new tax form
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota now has a tax form for married same-sex couples even though it doesn't recognize such marriages. The federal Internal Revenue Service announced in August that it would allow same-sex couples to file as a married couple if they were married in a state that...
October 15, 2013 - 12:16am
North Dakota, IRS waving fees for late tax filing
After getting hammered by one of the biggest spring snowstorms in the state's history, some North Dakotans are catching a break. Because of inconveniences stemming from last weekend's winter storm -- which dumped well over a foot of snow in the southwestern part of the state and...
April 15, 2013 - 3:38pm
February 20, 2013
Tax commissioner: State 4 percent behind on tax returns
After a brief delay due to federal budget issues, the 2013 tax season is well under way for U.S.
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
The tax man cometh to police you on health care: Supreme Court's decision puts IRS at center of debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of President Barack Obama's health care law will come home to roost for most taxpayers in about 2 1/2 years, when they'll have to start providing proof on their tax returns that they have health insurance. That scenario...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am