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RockPile gets bought out, expands
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How to prevent childhood obesity
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Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
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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
October 28, 2014
Letter: When do the taxes end?
Well, more taxes. Even if it’s for a new school, it’s still more taxes. Plus, probably a mill increase, which would mean some more taxes. I have some questions on the new tax. When this bond is paid do they stop the tax or just keep it? Who pays the tax? Just homeowners or do...
October 28, 2014 - 6:46pm
October 27, 2014
Tax numbers show growth in Dickinson, Stark County
Taxable sales and purchases are up in Dickinson and surrounding Stark County for the fifth year in a row, new numbers show. The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner released second-quarter numbers earlier this month that show statewide growth of 11 percent in taxable sales...
October 27, 2014 - 7:17pm
October 23, 2014
North Dakota Tax Department sends money to wrong city; Devils Lake to return $112,000
DEVILS LAKE — The city of Devils Lake must return nearly $112,000 to the state after the North Dakota Tax Department discovered it mistakenly sent the money to the wrong city. The money includes $74,511 in lodging tax and $37,255 in lodging and restaurant tax proceeds received...
October 23, 2014 - 11:38pm
October 17, 2014
Banking on trust: ND’s constitutional funds balloon in wake of oil boom
GRAND FORKS — After tough economic times in the 1980s, North Dakota voters wanted to make sure education funding would be spared by future...
October 17, 2014 - 11:26pm
September 18, 2014
Sinner takes aim at loopholes benefiting big business
FARGO — George B. Sinner, Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s sole U.S. House seat, said Thursday that the U.S. tax code too often favors big businesses at the expense of small businesses and farmers, and he aims to fix that. If elected, he said at a news conference, he would...
September 18, 2014 - 11:40pm