STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Early indicator: Property taxes headed up
By Don Davis
A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year.
Tuesdays Minnesota Revenue Department report indicates cities expect to raise taxes 2.1 percent, co... Posted on 11/13/13 at 9:41 AM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Special Election Preparation
By Fargo Public Schools Business Manager Broc Lietz
Preparations are underway currently for a special election which will be held on March 11, 2014. This election will be for the sole purpose of deter... Posted on 10/29/13 at 4:14 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND Find out if you’re eligible for premium tax credits
Would you like help in paying your insurance premiums?
North Dakotans will have another option to buy health insurance on Oct. 1, 2013 on the North Dakota Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as ... Posted on 9/26/13 at 12:51 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Food Stamps and Finances
I ran into a blog post this week that asked, Is using food stamps a sin? You've got to admit, the headline was catchy.
The writer described her pastor's stance on the issue ("Yes, it's a sin") and ... Posted on 9/6/13 at 3:56 PM
FINANCIAL PLANNING: INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Your First College Assignment: Think About Your Finances
Your First College Assignment: Think About Your Finances
Paul Jarvis, CFPEncourages College Students to Start Planning for the Future
Washington, D.C., August 16, 2013 With back-to-school season in... Posted on 8/16/13 at 1:48 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation are in a bind over a bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen to eliminate a tax on medical devices like those made by Medtronic and other Minnesota companies.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two weeks before North Dakotans will vote on whether to abolish their property taxes, lawmakers debated a proposal Tuesday offering homeowners a hefty exemption that would save them hundreds of dollars on their annual tax bills.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's newly created trust fund for oil taxes has had thin earnings, but the results are in line with a conservative investment philosophy that excludes stocks, money managers said Thursday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Abolishing North Dakota's property taxes is a risky gambit that would make aid to local schools dependent on volatile state oil revenues, according to a report by a think tank that specializes in budget issues.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature gave final approval early Thursday to a renegotiated package of tax breaks with smaller cuts for businesses than the bill Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed last week.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton wasted no time Friday vetoing a Republican-crafted tax plan sent to him the night before that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state's rainy day reserves.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two electric utilities have paid almost $5.2 million in coal taxes under protest, arguing they won't owe the money if North Dakota voters decide to abolish property taxes in the state.
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