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Gov. Burgum Signs Income Tax Relief Bill For North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Income tax relief is coming for roughly half a million North Dakotans. Gov. Doug Burgum signs legislation to provide an estimated $211 million in income tax relief over the next two years. The legislation will eliminate the state income tax bill for around 300,000 people and provide partial relief to another 200,000 taxpayers. The relief is…

The City of Fargo Special Assessment Task Force Holds Second Meeting

The task force focused on the legal perspective when it comes to constructing both new and existing infrastructure

FARGO– The City of Fargo Special Assessment Task Force held its second meeting this morning. The meeting started off with an in-depth presentation on the history of special assessments, including both the advantages and disadvantages. The task force focused on the legal perspective when it comes to constructing both new and existing infrastructure. The group discussed the need for legislator…

City of Fargo Special Assessment Task Force Holds First Meeting

Part of the conversation centered on the debate between infrastructure benefit and taxpayer benefit

FARGO– The City of Fargo Special Assessment Task Force is starting the conversation on something that affects all property owners, special assessments. “The main concern I expressed today was the fact that we’re using old century code, 1800 century code, to define our policies in the 21st century,” Fargo resident and Task Force member Curtis Goroski said. While the task force…

Fargo City Leaders Form Special Assessment Task Force

The task force comes in response to an outcry from taxpayers over high tax bills following a change in the special assessment formula.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Within the next several weeks, Fargo will form a special assessment task force. City commissioners voted unanimously to approve the 13 member group. There will be 11 voting members appointed by Mayor Tim Mahoney. Commissioners Tony Grindberg and Tony Gehrig will be non-voting members. The task force comes in response to an outcry from taxpayers over…

West Fargo Schools $106.9 Million Bond Referendum to Raise Property Taxes

It'll cost homeowners $15.79 for every $100,000 of home value

WEST FARGO, N.D. — More than 500 seniors just graduated from West Fargo Public Schools, but that doesn’t even come close to more than 900 students in the district’s kindergarten classes. “It’s relentless growth. The district is projected to grow 400–500 a year. That has happened for the past several years,” said David Flowers, superintendent of West Fargo Public Schools….

Hector International Airport To Begin Construction On Skyway In 2019

it's expected to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — In the next few years, you won’t have to walk outside to get from the parking lot to your terminal at Hector International Airport. The Airport will start construction in early 2019 on a skyway costing between $13-15 million. But get this, it won’t cost taxpayers a single cent. “The skyway is eligible for 90 percent of federal…

Senator John Hoeven Says He Supports GOP Tax Cut Plan

President Donald Trump Is Trying To Get A Tax Cut Bill Through Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump has the support of at least one North Dakota senator when it comes to his plan to cut taxes. Senator John Hoeven says he supports the plan. The Republican also says he has been working to ensure the Senate bill meets the needs of North Dakotans. He held roundtables in Fargo and Bismarck last week…

North Dakota Taxpayers Reporting Drop in Income

The number of people filing their taxes also dropped by nearly 25,000 people

  NORTH DAKOTA — Land across the state of North Dakota isn’t the only thing drying up. Taxpayers are reporting less income, too. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said taxpayers are reporting more than a three percent drop in their income. The number of people filing their taxes also dropped by nearly 25,000 people. Rauschenberger said the decreases are due to…