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OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
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February 10, 2015
Bismarck man charged with 9 counts of filing fake tax returns
BISMARCK — A Bismarck man is facing charges in the U.S. District Court for North Dakota after an Internal Revenue Service investigation alleged that he submitted more than $43,000 in fraudulent tax refund claims. Solomon Lindsay, 38, is being held at Burleigh County Detention Center...
News/crime and courts
February 10, 2015 - 10:01pm
January 28, 2015
Revenue forecast revealed: Some lawmakers less confident about the future
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators on Thursday will issue a revised revenue forecast reflecting lower oil prices than those assumed by the governor’s budget recommendations for 2015-17. House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo, said Wednesday that lawmakers need to have adjusted...
January 28, 2015 - 10:33pm
January 26, 2015
Other Views: Taxing, clashing values
North Dakota legislators will be sorting through a tangle of bills aimed at various forms of tax relief or other means of enabling residents...
January 26, 2015 - 7:41pm
January 20, 2015
Committee hears first bill aimed at cutting North Dakotans' income taxes
BISMARCK — Lawmakers in oil-rich North Dakota heard Tuesday the first in a large batch of bills aimed at cutting or eliminating personal income taxes, with the main sponsor pitching it as a way to benefit renters who have missed out on property tax relief. North Dakota’s income...
January 20, 2015 - 11:01pm
January 17, 2015
Obama speech to call for closing tax loopholes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will propose closing multibillion-dollar tax loopholes used by the wealthiest Americans, imposing a fee on big financial firms and then using the revenue to benefit the middle class, senior administration officials...
January 17, 2015 - 9:35pm
January 8, 2015
North Dakota lawmakers expect oil price trigger to cost state up to $200M
BISMARCK — Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks, called it “somewhat of a foregone conclusion.” Republican Sen. Lonnie Laffen, also from Grand Forks, said it’s “a done deal.” North Dakota lawmakers say they fully expect depressed oil prices to trigger a...
January 8, 2015 - 10:02pm
January 6, 2015
Counties oppose online property tax information requirement
BISMARCK — Thousands of additional North Dakotans could see their property tax information posted online if state lawmakers pass a bill that’s scheduled for its first hearing Wednesday. The North Dakota Association of Counties is opposing the bipartisan bill, which would require...
January 6, 2015 - 11:38pm
January 5, 2015
Letter: Reducing state income tax attractive on paper, not reality
Some legislators want to reduce the North Dakota state income tax rate to zero, virtually eliminating the income tax as a source of revenue for our state. North Dakotans have been justifiably proud of a balanced tax structure, with income taxes, sales taxes and property taxes. Each...
January 5, 2015 - 6:52pm
N.D. tax office releases ‘Red Book’ guide
BISMARCK – The latest edition of a publication that explains North Dakota’s state and local taxes and how they compare to taxes in other states is now available online, state Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced Monday. Popularly known as the “Red Book,” the...
January 5, 2015 - 3:38pm
January 1, 2015
Letter: Abolishing property tax the only solution
I’m sure by now everyone has received their property tax statements. Doesn’t it give you a warm, wonderful feeling when you see how much more they are confiscating from us … again? It sure does me. It’s making me so warm, I’m hot boiling mad! Isn’t it amazing how they...
January 1, 2015 - 10:47pm
December 29, 2014
House leader wants to cut income tax rates to 0
BISMARCK — House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday he plans to introduce a bill next month that would phase out North Dakota’s personal and corporate income taxes, going a step further than a fellow Republican’s proposal. The Fargo lawmaker said reducing income tax rates...
December 29, 2014 - 6:04pm
December 19, 2014
Lawmakers see chances to cut taxes
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — Taxpayers in oil-rich North Dakota could save on everything from property and income tax bills to clothing and Internet subscriptions under a raft of bills that state lawmakers will consider when the Legislature reconvenes Jan. 6. State...
December 19, 2014 - 9:43pm
December 17, 2014
N.D. tax revenues continue to climb
DICKINSON -- Sales tax revenue in North Dakota -- especially in western North Dakota -- continues to grow. On Wednesday, Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced that taxable sales and purchases had increased by $715 million for the third quarter of 2014 compared to the...
December 17, 2014 - 5:37pm
December 16, 2014
County works to replace mass exodus of top county officials
CARRINGTON — Foster County officials said Thursday that steps are being taken to replace an unusually high amount of personnel who resigned en masse earlier this month. Foster County State’s Attorney Paul Murphy and Foster County Commission Chairman Bill Bauer spoke at a news...
December 16, 2014 - 11:23pm
December 9, 2014
State property tax statements get new look
BISMARCK — North Dakota property tax statements will hit mailboxes this month with a new look that will make it easier for taxpayers to understand, the state’s tax commissioner said. The Legislature’s interim Taxation Committee directed Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s...
December 9, 2014 - 10:27pm