STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND North Dakota economy is still roaring
BISMARCKNorth Dakotas economy continues to soar and bucks the national trend of lackluster consumer spending, the states tax commissioner said today.
During April, May, and June, retail sales grew to... Posted on 9/28/11 at 9:26 AM
If taxable sales and purchases are any indication, Jamestown appears to be economically sound on almost all fronts, says North Dakota’s top ranking tax official.
The first quarter of 2010 compared to 2009 shows an 8.54 percent increase for the Buffalo City in 10 reportable categories.
The biggest boon here is in manufacturing, which increased to more than $2 million for the first quarter in 2010 compared to $1,455,507 in 2009.
The North Dakota Republican Party state convention drew to a close Sunday at Grand Forks’ Alerus Center with three statewide office endorsements going to Republican incumbents.
The endorsements were a formality in some ways because the incumbents were unopposed in their bids to get the official party backing as they gear up for re-election campaigns.
By Ryan Johnson, Forum Communications Co.
, March 22, 2010
Tax Commissioner Cory Fong announced Thursday that townships and cities that have been affected by the spring flooding have extra time to conduct their board of equalization meetings.
“The recent snow emergencies and flooding have prevented some townships and cities from holding their equalization meetings,” said Fong. “These meetings typically occur on the second Monday or Tuesday of April and it is likely that affected townships and cities will not be able to meet certain requirements of the law.”
With a boost from oil field activity, North Dakotans shopped and spent at a phenomenal pace in April, May and June, sending taxable sales and purchases 21.4 percent higher compared to the same time last year.
It is the biggest jump in recent history, a state tax analyst said, and Tax Commissioner Cory Fong noted it was the 21st consecutive quarter in which the state’s taxable sales and purchases rose compared to the same quarter of the previous year.
By Janell Cole , N.D. Capitol Bureau
, November 15, 2008
BISMARCK — North Dakota officials said today that they’re happy to see spending on taxable purchases in April, May and June jump 21.4 percent compared to the same time last year, but they quickly sounded a cautionary note, too.
State Tax Commissioner Cory Fong announced today that the deadline for filing for the Renter’s Refund has been extended to Sept. 1. The previous deadline was May 31.
May 30, 2008
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