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Banking on trust: ND’s constitutional funds balloon in wake of oil boom

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — After tough economic times in the 1980s, North Dakota voters wanted to make sure education funding would be spared by future budget constraints.
To that end, they agreed in 1994 to create a fund to cushion the state’s K-12 educatio…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Proposed tax changes could affect philanthropy

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Diana Anderson, Interim President/CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Hutchinson

Philanthropy plays a vital role in our region’s economy. Proposed changes in current tax policies will impact efforts to build thriving com…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Proposed tax changes could affect philanthropy

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Diana Anderson, Interim President/CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Hutchinson

Philanthropy plays a vital role in our region’s economy. Proposed changes in current tax policies will impact efforts to build thriving com…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sinner takes aim at loopholes benefiting big business

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — George B. Sinner, Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s sole U.S. House seat, said Thursday that the U.S. tax code too often favors big businesses at the expense of small businesses and farmers, and he aims to fix that.
If elected, he …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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