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Going head to head on taxes: Property tax emerges as key issue as tax commissioner hopefuls kick off campaigns

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Property taxes are handled at the local level, but they quickly emerged Wednesday as a major issue in the statewide race for North Dakota tax commissioner.
Recently appointed Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger, a Republican, and Fargo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Proposed measures insult North Dakota

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two quixotic campaigns to put tax/budget measures on the North Dakota ballot are reminders of one of President Ronald Reagan’s signature lines: “Well, there you go again …”
Well, there they go again. Two separate efforts are underway. One wo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Task force on property tax reform digs into local levies

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Meeting for the first time Friday, members of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s newly formed Task Force on Property Tax Reform wasted little time before digging into the state’s plethora of local property taxes, trying to separate them into grou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Task force on property tax reform digs into local levies

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Meeting for the first time Friday, members of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s newly formed Task Force on Property Tax Reform wasted little time before digging into the state’s plethora of local property taxes, trying to separate them into grou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New line item on tax forms detail property tax relief

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

On the heels of the unveiling of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s new Task Force on Property Tax Reform, North Dakota’s deputy tax commissioner said Wednesday a new line item on citizens’ property tax bills will shed more light on how much of the tab the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New line item on tax forms detail property tax relief

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

On the heels of the unveiling of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s new Task Force on Property Tax Reform, North Dakota’s deputy tax commissioner said Wednesday a new line item on citizens’ property tax bills will shed more light on how much of the tab the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmaker says 3 years for tax assessors to get certified ‘doesn’t seem right’

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Giving county tax directors and top city assessors three years to get fully trained and certified while they continue to put values on people’s property for tax purposes “doesn’t seem right,” a member of a legislative committee s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmaker says 3 years for tax assessors to get certified ‘doesn’t seem right’

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Giving county tax directors and top city assessors three years to get fully trained and certified while they continue to put values on people’s property for tax purposes “doesn’t seem right,” a member of a legislative committee s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Communities need more doctors

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In 1948, the people of North Dakota voted to levy a 1 mill statewide property tax to help fund the University of North Dakota Medical Center. They did it because they wanted doctors.
Even though the levy was no longer necessary, they voted against r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Communities need more doctors

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In 1948, the people of North Dakota voted to levy a 1 mill statewide property tax to help fund the University of North Dakota Medical Center. They did it because they wanted doctors.
Even though the levy was no longer necessary, they voted against r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com