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Farm Bureau finalizing language for ballot measure on property tax reform

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Separate group says its measure to abolish property taxes ‘a few months’ away

 BISMARCK – North Dakota Farm Bureau officials hope to finalize draft language by the end of next week for an initiated measure to reform property taxes, a lo…continue reading on

Dalrymple says task force will deliver meaningful results’ on property taxes

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday his new Task Force on Property Tax Reform will identify “meaningful, long-term savings” for taxpayers, while a top Democratic lawmaker said the problem hasn’t been a lack of good ideas but rather th…continue reading on

Governor names 14-member property tax task force

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday announced the creation of a 14-member Task Force on Property Tax Reform, saying the state can simplify its property tax system, provide more transparency in the budgeting of local governments a…continue reading on

Shirvani could owe thousands in California property tax

April 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TURLOCK, Calif. The head of the North Dakota University System likely will have to pay thousands of dollars in uncollected taxes because of a five-year assessment error on his former home here, the Stanislaus County assessor said this week. Continue Reading

Counties cut tax rates, raise wages

October 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

County commissioners in northeast North Dakota were cutting property tax rates for 2013 this week, even as they’re giving raises to their employees. Continue Reading

Activists say judge trampling free-speech in North Dakota

October 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Supporters of a failed campaign to abolish North Dakota property taxes say a judge is trampling their free-speech rights by telling them to apologize to their opponents. Continue Reading

Tax talk continues despite defeat of Measure 2

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Leading up to the primaries this summer, Measure 2, the provision to abolish property taxes in North Dakota, garnered a lot of vocalization, both for and against. Continue Reading

Grand Forks Park Board to raise taxes 1 mill

September 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Brace yourself, Grand Forks property owners. Your property taxes for parks and recreation are increasing by one mill. That’s a $4.50 hike for a $100,000 home and $9 for a $200,000 home. The increase will bring an additional $150,000 to the park district. Continue Reading

Property taxes remain top priority for Minnesota voters

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

November’s ballot will include a full plate of major political decisions for Minnesotans. Besides picking a president, voters will also be asked whether same-sex couples have the right to marry and whether citizens should be required to show ID to vote. Continue Reading

South Heart School Board proposes 12 percent take of property taxes

August 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SOUTH HEART South Heart Schools discussed a proposal Tuesday to increase its share of the county’s property tax levy by .31 percent to 12 percent. Continue Reading