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January 14, 2013
Badlands Tax Solutions Inc. opens in Dickinson
After preparing her own and her friends' taxes for years, Deb Kerner decided to get into business for herself when the Internal Revenue Service...
January 14, 2013 - 11:33pm
October 8, 2012
Tribe seeking bigger cut of ND oil tax money
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The tax director of North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes says the tribe should get a bigger share of tax revenue from oil that's produced on the reservation. The Fort Berthold reservation is in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil country. Four years...
October 8, 2012 - 3:06pm
October 3, 2012
Bowman Co. seeks 12 percent tax hike: With millions in reserve, residents question increase
BOWMAN -- A proposal to raise taxes by 12 percent for the 2013 fiscal year has some Bowman County residents wondering if such a hike is warranted. That...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2012
ND lawmakers want to keep Mont., Canada tax breaks
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Lawmakers say they want to keep sales tax breaks for Montana and Canadian residents who shop in North Dakota. Montana shoppers can get a refund of North Dakota's sales tax when they buy goods in the state. Montana doesn't have a sales tax, and North Dakota...
September 24, 2012 - 8:15am
Dunn County takes over Killdeer airport; creates authority board to oversee it
MANNING -- The Killdeer airport will now belong to Dunn County after the County Commission on Thursday unanimously approved the transfer of the facility and its funds from the city at a meeting in the courthouse in Manning. In a meeting last week with Killdeer city officials, Commissioner...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Paid petition circulators drive some measures
BISMARCK (AP) -- In their efforts to get on the November ballot, those shepherding some of North Dakota's new crop of voter initiatives relied...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 5, 2012
Oil tax revenue almost doubles expectations
BISMARCK -- North Dakota collected almost $1.7 billion in oil tax revenue in the past fiscal year, nearly bringing in as much money in one year as the state expected to collect in two. The original forecast from February 2011 predicted North Dakota would collect $2.041 billion in...
August 5, 2012 - 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
June 29, 2012
Health care overhaul upheld
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld nearly all of the landmark federal health law, affirming its mandate that most everyone carry insurance,...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Housing fund lags in ND oil country
BISMARCK (AP) -- Farmers Gary and Alvina Skogen contributed what they could to a fund that supports the construction of affordable housing for seniors and others living primarily in North Dakota's booming Oil Patch. "Some people are victims of the boom and that's what we were thinking...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 1, 2012
ND companies protest coal taxes
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Two North Dakota electric utilities are paying a North Dakota coal tax under protest. Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck and Minnkota Power Cooperative of Grand Forks are challenging whether they owe $5 million in taxes. The companies haven't previously...
May 1, 2012 - 5:49pm
March 14, 2012
Breaking the piggy bank: State's tax revenue smashes biennium projections
BISMARCK -- North Dakota may need to get a bigger piggy bank. The latest state finance report predicts at least $1.5 billion in surplus and reserves by June 30, 2013, the end of the biennium. The state's booming economy has resulted in stronger than expected revenues from sales...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 19, 2012
Political Notebook: Montanans get a break but not Minnesotans
Dear readers, One of my co-workers at The Dickinson Press sent me the following question: I've had a question ever since I moved to Dickinson. Growing up in Stephen, Minn., (about 60 miles from Grand Forks) we did a lot of shopping in Grand Forks and Fargo. Minnesota doesn't have...
February 19, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2012
Steffes gets 5 years of tax exemptions
A Dickinson manufacturing company's expansion has helped it qualify for a five-year income tax exemption of almost $101,000 per year, officials said. The North Dakota Board of Tax Equalization unanimously approved an application for Steffes Corp. on Thursday at the North Dakota State...
January 6, 2012 - 12:00am
December 15, 2011
Empty Dickinson CVB board seats filled
The Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has been busy refilling vacated member seats, officials said Wednesday. "It's an organization that needs to make sure it stays around and continues with what they do," said Robbie Kudrna, CVB president and KQCD-TV marketing...
December 15, 2011 - 12:00am