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January 14, 2016
Tax incentives for businesses under scrutiny
BISMARCK — With falling oil prices dimming the state's budget outlook, North Dakota lawmakers are taking their first in-depth look at whether the state should change or eliminate some tax incentives that have saved millions of dollars for businesses and investors. Industry...
January 14, 2016 - 7:35am
January 7, 2016
Local taxable sales and purchases up
Stutsman County and Jamestown bucked the statewide trend and saw an increase in taxable sales and purchases during the third quarter of 2015. Jamestown sales and purchases rose from $65.4 million in 2014 to $69.2 million in 2015 for a 5.8 percent increase. The sales portion of the...
January 7, 2016 - 7:32am
December 16, 2015
GOP leaders suggest fight over Legacy Fund
BISMARCK—Lawmakers say they expect a major debate next session over the use of dollars from a multibillion oil tax dollar trust fund, as the governor says he may consider using some of the earnings from the fund in his 2017-19 budget. Gov. Jack Dalrymple told the Bismarck...
December 16, 2015 - 7:06am
December 8, 2015
New revenue forecast coming
By Patrick Springer Forum News Service FARGO — The prolonged slump in oil prices and the resulting slide in state revenues have prompted a new revenue forecast to see if North Dakota’s state budget should be trimmed by up to 2.5 percent, or $106.8 million. Results of the revised...
December 8, 2015 - 7:07am
November 13, 2015
Going up? Real estate values may increase
By Keith Norman The Jamestown Sun Jamestown residential property owners may see a 5 percent or 6 percent increase to property tax valuations next spring if residential property sales remain strong, according to Darrell Wollan, city assessor. Property values are only part of the...
November 13, 2015 - 7:13am
October 12, 2015
Conservation fund dollars used statewide
BISMARCK, N.D.—After more than two years of existence, a state conservation fund's dollars are beginning to bear fruit as several projects, including statewide tree plantings and a new Bismarck park, have been completed. "It was clean, simple and made sense. Anytime...
October 12, 2015 - 6:58am
September 24, 2015
Tax revenue declines in what could be a ND 'wake-up call'
BISMARCK — North Dakota's tax revenues fell more than $40 million short of projections in July and August as the oil industry continued to idle drilling rigs amid low crude prices, prompting state lawmakers Wednesday to warn of the budget effects and suggest an updated revenue...
September 24, 2015 - 6:50am
September 5, 2015
Mill rates down, taxes up: School referundum vote will determine final property tax costs
By Keith Norman The Jamestown Sun Mill rates will likely be down for the taxes property owners pay this winter, although the amount of tax paid may increase, according to Casey Bradley, Stutsman County auditor/chief operating officer. Property values, half of the formula used to...
September 5, 2015 - 7:21am
August 20, 2015
Santa goes bust over Finnish tax bill
HELSINKI - Finland's Santa Claus Office has been declared bankrupt over unpaid taxes after a sharp drop in visits from recession-hit Russians, once the center's best customers. But Managing Director Jarmo Kariniemi said he believed the company, which employs around 20...
News/Nation and World
August 20, 2015 - 3:18pm
July 9, 2015
India, U.S. join hands to close in on tax evaders
NEW DELHI - India and the United States signed a tax information sharing agreement on Thursday, under a new U.S. law meant to combat offshore tax dodging by Americans as well as by Indians stashing funds abroad. The agreement aims to close a window for U.S. citizens to...
News/Nation and World
July 9, 2015 - 2:07pm
May 25, 2015
Sales tax uses
The 1 percent city sales tax voters will consider on June 2 is intended to pay for the construction of the proposed Two Rivers Activity Center,...
May 25, 2015 - 7:04am
May 13, 2015
N.D. tax commissioner: Massive oil tax cut unlikely with prices rebounding
BISMARCK — Barring a substantial drop in crude prices before the end of May, North Dakota’s oil industry probably won’t see a tax cut potentially worth almost half a billion dollars over the next six months, the state’s tax commissioner said Tuesday. The so-called “large...
May 13, 2015 - 9:39am
Taxable sales, purchases up
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s economy continued on its record-breaking roll in 2014 with taxable sales and purchases doubling since 2010 to more...
May 13, 2015 - 9:36am
May 12, 2015
Hillsboro residents consider sales tax measure
Hillsboro returns to the polls HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents here will go to the polls today to decide whether the city will continue to collect half of its current 2 percent city sales tax. Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Main Street Community Center,...
May 12, 2015 - 6:53am
April 29, 2015
Residents may be eligible for refund
Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger is reminding North Dakota residents that they may be eligible for a partial refund of their rent. Senior citizens and disabled individuals may qualify for the Renter’s Refund on a portion of the rent they paid for housing in 2014 if they meet...
April 29, 2015 - 7:17am