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May 9, 2013
Legislature's tax relief package generates mixed reaction
BISMARCK -- North Dakota lawmakers delivered more than $1 billion in tax relief, but a backer of last year's Measure 2 says the Legislature failed to provide adequate relief or reform. Charlene Nelson, chairwoman of Empower the Taxpayer, the nonprofit coalition that pushed Measure...
news / north dakota
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Legislators near late-night compromise for property tax relief, K-12 funding
BISMARCK - Legislators were close to reaching a compromise after 11 p.m. Friday on their final day of the session to fund North Dakota's K-12 schools and provide property tax relief. The issues hung in limbo throughout the day after House lawmakers defeated a bill early Friday, reversing...
education / news / north dakota
May 3, 2013 - 11:30pm
March 1, 2013
More oil taxes targeted for oil counties
BISMARCK -- A House proposal would change a current state funding formula to give counties affected by oil production a larger share of oil production revenue than the state. It also creates a funding formula for "hub cities" including Williston, Dickinson and Minot. House Bill...
news / north dakota / oil
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Dems: Majority party not focused on property tax relief
BISMARCK -- Democratic lawmakers said Thursday that Republicans need to focus on reducing property taxes for North Dakotans rather than cutting income and corporate taxes. House Finance and Taxation Chair Rep. Wes Belter, R-Fargo, said the claim is, "political rhetoric." "We have...
news / north dakota
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
Tax supporting med school may to statewide vote
BISMARCK -- North Dakota voters could determine whether or not to keep a statewide property tax that helps fund the University of North Dakota Medical School. If House Concurrent Resolution 3007 is passed by the Legislature, voters would decide the mill levy's fate during the 2014...
news / north dakota
February 14, 2013 - 12:00am
January 27, 2013
Property tax relief's effectiveness in question
FARGO -- As a homebuilder, House Majority Leader Al Carlson knows a thing or two about foundations. And before the Fargo contractor and his...
January 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 8, 2012
With Measure 2 defeated, voters still looking for property tax relief
Leading up to the primaries this summer, Measure 2, the provision to abolish property taxes in North Dakota, garnered a lot of vocalization, both for and against. The voters of North Dakota voted down the measure, but will still be looking for property tax relief in the next biennium,...
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
ND lawmakers review proposed property tax cuts
BISMARCK (AP) -- Weeks after North Dakota voters thrashed a proposal to abolish all property taxes, state lawmakers are mulling ideas to cut residential property taxes and restrict local governments' ability to dole out tax breaks. Some proposals would apply property taxes to farm...
news / north dakota
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Cash-flush North Dakota sure to see property tax relief, but how?
FARGO -- The tax North Dakota homeowners love to loathe is about to get another whack. North Dakota voters spurned a chance last week to abolish the property tax in the primary, but the state Capitol is brimming with ideas to provide more tax relief and better fairness. "It's going...
news / oil
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2009
Distributing donations on hold
Much money was donated to help victims of a July 8 tornado but citizens who need it haven't gotten it yet as officials want to make sure the money is distributed fairly. Pastor Steve Tangen, chairmann of the recently established Stark County Unmet Needs Committee, said funds are...
local / news
August 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Tax day rush isnt as rushed as usual
Today is tax day. A day where many Americans scramble to get their tax returns filed as the deadline looms. However, many North Dakotans can breathe a sigh of relief this year as several counties have been granted an extension due to severe weather and flooding throughout the state....
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Tax relief isn't as easy as some may think for schools
DICKINSON - Property tax payers who are looking for some tax relief from school districts may have to strain their eyes in the months ahead, especially if they reside in a school district that receives an equity payment. The Dickinson Public Schools receives an equity payment because...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am