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North Dakota’s Property Tax Question

 

North Dakota State Mill in Grand Forks, North ...

North Dakota State Mill in Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1915 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today, citizens in North Dakota will go to the polls to decide whether or not to end property taxes.  That’s right – END property taxes.  This isn’t a  measure like many states have, where they will cap them at a certain percentage, or lower them.  North Dakotans (is that what they call themselves?) will be voting on a measure that removes over $800 in revenue from the State and completely ends the levy of property tax on the citizens.  The measure is not likely to pass (according to the linked NYT article) but it is very interesting to look at.

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