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North Dakotans Projected to Receive $34 Million in Bonus Tax Relief Thanks to the Trump Tax Cuts

North Dakotans Projected to Receive $34 Million in Bonus Tax Relief Thanks to the Trump Tax Cuts

“Tax reform projected to decrease North Dakota revenue,” reads a headline from Bismarck Tribune reporter Amy Dalrymple. That’s one way to look at it, I suppose. Of course, from the perspective of the taxpayer, it means more money in our pockets. Not only are North Dakotans benefiting more from the Trump tax cuts (the ones

With Heitkamp Touting When She’s Voted With Trump, Cramer Highlights When She Voted Against Him

Late last week Congressman Kevin Cramer’s campaign for the U.S. Senate dropped their first television ad of the 2018 cycle (that previous ad featuring his opponent, incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp, shouting her support for former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was apparently just a digital buy). Here’s the ad: Cramer TV Ad "Tax Cut" from Cramer

Podcast: Tax Commissioner Defends Income Tax Cuts, Lawmaker Says Governor’s Office Audit Is a “Witch Hunt”

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger was on the radio show today and responded to a Grand Forks Herald editorial suggesting the state had gone too far in cutting income taxes. The editorial suggested that successive cuts to income tax rates starting during the 2009 session have narrowed the state’s tax base making us more dependent on

President Donald Trump signs a sweeping tax bill in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 22, 2017. Trump signed the bill on Friday that Republicans promise will benefit the middle class, despite warnings from Democrats that the new law could be harmful to the country. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2017)

North Dakotans Could Enjoy an Additional $33.8 Million in Savings Thanks to the Trump Tax Cuts

I had to laugh a bit when I saw this headline over my colleague John Hageman’s piece about the impact of federal tax reform on state-level revenues. “ND tax office expects revenue hit from new tax law, but top legislators don’t plan on changes,” is the headline, and while it’s certainly true the Republican-backed tax

President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. From left: Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Trump and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)

Rep. Jeffrey Magrum: Tax Cuts Have America Red Hot

This guest post was submitted by state Rep. Jeffery Magrum. He has been a small business owner for 33 years and represents district 28 in the North Dakota state House of Representatives  As any small business owner knows, life has its ups and downs. So when you’re on a winning streak, it’s important to put your

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Josh Boschee Is Wrong: North Dakota Has A Spending Problem, Not A Revenue Problem

According to state Rep. Josh Boschee, a first-term Democrat who just announced his re-election bid in District 44, Republicans are to blame for revenue shortfalls and the resulting budget allotments announced by Governor Jack Dalrymple because they cut taxes too much. He says as much in a letter to the editor published in the Fargo Forum