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Stark County has second-most oil jobs

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Katherine Lymn
klymn@thedickinsonpress.com
Stark County isn’t in the highest ranks of oil-producing counties, but it is for oil-related jobs.
Likely because of companies based in Dickinson, Stark County surpassed three of the top four top oil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials urge crackdown on tax evaders at Sturgis motorcycle rally

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

STURGIS (AP) — Sturgis city officials are urging the state to crack down on vendors at the annual motorcycle rally who fail to pay taxes on sales.

The rally, which begins Aug. 4, attracts scores of temporary merchants who offers tattoos, T-shi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: All roads leading togas tax hike

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

There seems little doubt that South Dakota’s gas tax is about to increase.

Mike Vehle, a Republican state senator from Mitchell, is chairman of a legislative summer study committee that is touring the state this month to talk about highway funding…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New MN budget helps rural schools

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say.

Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a …continue reading on dglobe.com

Applications being accepted for the tax refund program

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Applications are being accepted for a state program that provides once-a-year refunds of sales or property taxes to eligible senior citizens and disabled individuals in South Dakota.

Under the Sales and Property Tax Refund for Senior and…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pending bills set to make property tax system more understandable

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

By John Hageman
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — One legislator admitted it wasn’t very “sexy” work, and that meetings were akin to “watching paint dry.”
But North Dakota lawmakers are continuing to work on a handful of property tax re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BLOOMBERG: Allow the IRS to prepare returns

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

For millions of American taxpayers, the uncelebrated unholiday known as Tax Day is spent in an anxious scramble. April 15, the deadline for filing taxes, doesn’t have to be this way.

Most Americans have relatively straightforward finances, tak…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PUC cuts its tax rate for utilities, telecoms

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota’s tax rate on in-state gross receipts of utilities and telecommunications companies will be lower for the 2015 fiscal year that starts this summer on July 1.

The state Public Utilities Commission set the levy at 0.14 pe…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Stossel: Taxing life away with a code that’s incopmrehensible

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s tax time. I’m too scared to do my taxes. I’m sure I’ll get something wrong and my enemies in government will persecute — no, I mean prosecute — me.
So I hired Bob.
Bob’s my accountant. I like Bob, but I don’t like that I have t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota House goes for property tax breaks

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House wants to cut taxes $103 million more than the state already has this year, with half of the relief coming in property taxes.
A bill representatives passed 125-0 Friday adds to $443 million in tax cuts already approve…continue reading on dglobe.com