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ND Watchdog: Property taxes are going up

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North Dakota League of Cities Spokesman Declares That Cities Will Have No Choice But To Raise Property Taxes Blames legislature even though the legislature never approved a direct buy down of city property taxes, which is a convenient distortion of reality. Earlier this week, the executive director (Blake Crosby) of the North Dakota League of Cities appeared on a Fargo ...

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ND House defeats property tax reform bill

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Yesterday, the North Dakota House of Representatives voted against HB 1326, the tax bill that Managing Director of the North Dakota Watchdog Dustin Gawrylow calls “a critical piece of pro-taxpayer reform that can and should be the beginning of real property tax reform” in North Dakota. The basic premise of the bill: Every political subdivision shall have an affirmative control ...

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Texas Senate approves $4.6 billion tax cut package

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The Texas Senate approved a bipartisan, but divisive tax cut package Wednesday worth more than $4.6 billion, sending the four-part plan to the Texas House, where it looks to face significant opposition. With scant debate, the upper chamber handily approved legislation that would reduce school property tax bills for homeowners by more than $200 a year on average and slash ...

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ND Governor names 14 to property tax task force

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Governor names 14-member property tax task force By: Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service, INFORUM   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 and identify “meaningful, long-term savings” for taxpayers. ...

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North Dakota Common Schools Trust Fund – Solution to Property Tax Issues?

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By: John Bestoloffe | Published July 24, 2013 | Google+   North Dakota Common Schools Trust Fund – Solution to Property Tax Issues? If you take a look at the North Dakota 2013-2015 Executive State Budget provided on the OMB website, (http://www.nd.gov/fiscal/budget/state/) over fifty (50%) percent of the gross tax and other revenues received by the state are directly transferred into constitutionally protected trusts, ...

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