April 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
On the morning after the Alexandria City Council supported a new idea to pay for street projects, the Douglas County Board also talked about the need for more transportation funding.
The board approved a resolution that encourages the Legislature to enact a law that brings adequate funding to Minnesota’s statewide transportation system. Continue Reading
March 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
It seemed as if pretty much no one liked Governor Mark Dayton’s proposal to tax business services, prompting him to overhaul a budget plan he presented six weeks ago. Continue Reading
February 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
State Representative Jay McNamar, DFL-Elbow Lake, presented a bill to the House taxes committee that would make all ARMER radio equipment exempt from state taxes. Continue Reading
October 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Neither side has a majority in newly released poll data. Continue Reading
June 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
LEAD (AP) The city of Lead has collected almost $242,000 in sales tax for the first quarter of the year. Continue Reading
June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
In very early election returns, a citywide sales tax measure here looked like it could fall short of passage Tuesday. The proposed extension of a half-cent infrastructure sales tax needed 60 percent of the citywide vote to pass. With one of 20 precincts reporting as of 9:15 p.m., 55 percent of Fargo voters approved of city Measure 1, while 45 percent voted it down. Continue Reading
May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
How many out-of-state companies pay North Dakota income tax and sales tax, what is the percentage compared to the in-state payers and what is the dollar value of income tax and sales tax collected from out-of-state companies? Continue Reading
March 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
SOUTH HEART A South Heart resident is concerned city leaders might raise the sales tax, but leaders say the proposed tax amount can only go down. Continue Reading
February 15, 2012 in WDAZ
Retail and restaurant business is booming in Grand Forks, sales tax collections in December were the second highest on record.
Grand Forks took in more than 2 million dollars in February, which represents sales tax collected for the month of December. Continue Reading
February 14, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
The Alexandria City Council is exploring the idea of enacting a local sales tax.
City Administrator Jim Taddei broached the topic at Monday night’s council meeting as a way of dealing with cuts in local government aid (LGA).
Taddei said that based on information from the state, the city was expecting to receive the same amount of LGA this year that it received last year. Continue Reading