RYAN RAUSCHENBERGER

Update: North Dakota Tax Commissioner taken to detox

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger was taken to detox Monday after an incident at a Bismarck hotel. A police report says Rauschenberger attempted to check into his room, but it wasn’t available yet.  A hotel employee saw Rauschenberger walk into a hotel room that was not assigned to him, where he fell asleep on the…

Pandemic leads to more North Dakotans shopping online

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – The COVID-19 pandemic has led to more North Dakotans shopping online. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says online sales tax collections were up 7.8 percent in the third quarter of 2020, compared with the previous year. Rauschenberger says while that helps the state’s bottom line, it’s not helping local business. Rauschenberger says that after more people are…

North Dakota taxable sales, purchases nosedive in 3Q

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the third quarter of 2020 decreased 19.5% percent over the same time period the previous year. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said taxable sales and purchases for July, August and September totaled $4.72 billion. Rauschenberger said the report reflects a similar drop reported in the second quarter. He said the drop…

North Dakota Tax Commissioner Speaks on Benefits of Internet Sales Tax

Rauschenberger says North Dakota could gain $20-50 million of additional revenue from the tax

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger addressed how North Dakota will benefit from internet sales taxes in a meeting with The Chamber. The U.S.  Supreme Court sided with South Dakota in South Dakota v. Wayfair, upholding the  state’s sales tax on e–retailers. Since North Dakota is one of 24 streamline states that ease the tax burden on online…

Rauschenberger Announces Run For Re-Election As Tax Commissioner

Say's He's Working With Addiction Counselor And He Has "Dramatically Improved"

BISMARCK, ND — He has battled an addiction to alcohol but that isn’t stopping Ryan Rauschenberger from running for another term as North Dakota Tax Commissioner. Just last September Rauschenberger was arrested for DUI with a blood alcohol content more than two times the legal limit. Under a plea agreement, he was given a suspended jail sentence and put on…

ND Tax Commissioner to Plead Guilty in Drunk Driving Case

He publicly revealed his battle with alcoholism soon after and has sought treatment in the past

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger is pleading guilty to a charge of drunk driving. Rauschenberger was arrested during a traffic stop on September 30. He reports he had a BAC of .20 which is twice the legal limit. The 34-year-old Republican was appointed to his post in 2014 by then Governor Dalrymple. He publicly revealed…