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May 17, 2012
ND oil tax 'Legacy Fund' tops $350M in 9 months
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A newly created North Dakota trust fund for oil taxes now has about $353 million. State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt put another $44.8 million into the "Legacy Fund" on Wednesday. North Dakota voters set up the fund two years ago. It gets 30 percent of the state's...
May 17, 2012 - 11:22am
May 15, 2012
Study calls ND property tax abolition 'risky'
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A new study says North Dakota's proposal to abolish property taxes would put schools and local services at the mercy of oil revenues. The study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington says no other state has tried to abolish property taxes....
May 15, 2012 - 4:14pm
May 8, 2012
Berg says tax legislation would help small businesses
FARGO -- North Dakota Republican Rep. Rick Berg says bipartisan legislation he introduced in Congress would reduce the tax burden on small businesses. Berg recently proposed the Small Business Tax Simplification Act, which eliminates a "barrier requirement" by allowing businesses...
May 8, 2012 - 7:48am
May 2, 2012
N.D. companies protest coal taxes
BISMARCK (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 2, 2012 - 7:35am
April 11, 2012
Sales tax extension would help fund flood protection
FARGO -- Annual flood insurance bills for thousands of property owners here could spike to more than $2,500 in a couple of years if the city doesn't shore up its internal flood protection. But Fargo leaders need a funding stream to pay for that protection, and that's one of the...
April 11, 2012 - 7:31am
March 27, 2012
Sales tax 'education' a nonissue
One of the reasons two Fargo city commissioners said they voted against putting an infrastructure sales tax extension on the ballot is there is not enough time to educate and inform voters about the need for the tax. It's not the only reason Mike Williams and Dave Piepkorn voted "no,"...
March 27, 2012 - 7:21am
March 26, 2012
Proposal would refocus ND property tax breaks
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A proposal to revamp North Dakota property tax subsidies would give tax breaks only to a North Dakota resident's primary home. The Legislature's Taxation Committee is considering the idea. It may be introduced in the Legislature next year. Now the Legislature...
March 26, 2012 - 9:20am
March 21, 2012
Fargo politicians vow to keep out of tax debate
FARGO -- After a split vote Monday to ask Fargo residents to approve a city sales tax in June's election, some city officials pledged Tuesday not to interfere in the public discourse over the proposed half-cent tax. Mayor Dennis Walaker, a proponent, and Commissioner Dave Piepkorn,...
March 21, 2012 - 7:30am
March 7, 2012
Fargo sales tax extension might go to voters
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Fargo city commissioners are moving forward with plans to bring a half-cent city sales tax extension to voters this summer. The infrastructure tax in North Dakota's largest city expires in June, and Mayor Dennis Walaker is leading a push to have it extended to...
March 7, 2012 - 11:10am
March 6, 2012
Fargo officials to seek tax extension
By Kristen M.
March 6, 2012 - 7:42am
February 28, 2012
Dakotas taxpayers might have 2008 refunds coming
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service says taxpayers in the Dakotas who did not file a federal return for 2008 might have refunds coming, but the three-year window for them to claim the money is closing. The IRS estimates that refunds totaling more than $1.9 million...
February 28, 2012 - 10:38am
February 16, 2012
Sales tax revenue in Grand Forks surging
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Sales tax revenue in Grand Forks is surging. City officials say sales tax collected for the month of December totaled more than $2 million. It is the second time a monthly total has topped $2 million and the second-highest amount ever recorded in the city....
February 16, 2012 - 10:40am
January 30, 2012
ND Senate leader: Look again at oil tax splits
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota Senate's Republican majority leader says the Legislature needs to provide a greater share of state oil tax collections to local governments. Rich Wardner of Dickinson is chairman of a committee that's looking into how oil tax revenues are...
January 30, 2012 - 11:04am
January 25, 2012
JC students to offer tax assistance
Jamestown College accounting students are again offering volunteer income tax assistance for low-income and elderly taxpayers. The students will prepare and electronically file federal and state tax returns by appointment, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 in...
January 25, 2012 - 7:56am
December 10, 2011
Tax returns still unclaimed by some
BISMARCK (AP) -- More than 150 North Dakotans are still owed tax refunds because of mailing address errors. State Sen. Kent Conrad is encouraging residents to visit his website and click on the "Where's My Refund?" tool to determine if they're owed a refund by the Internal Revenue...
December 10, 2011 - 7:53am