Guest Editorial: Senate squanders opportunity to save taxpayers $46M per year by killing tax relief bill
Governor Doug Burgum held a press conference after the legislative special session gaveled out to voice his disappointment in the State Senate.
The following is a press release issued by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum presented as a guest post to North Dakota Watchdog Network readers.
Burgum: Senate squanders opportunity to save taxpayers $46M per year by killing tax relief bill
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 02:30 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed disappointment for the citizens of North Dakota after state Senate members rejected an income tax relief bill that would have saved taxpayers $46 million in tax year 2024 and effectively eliminated the state income tax for an additional 50,000 wage earners and small business owners filing as individuals.
Burgum called lawmakers to Bismarck for this week’s special session to address the 2023-2025 appropriations bill for the state Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as well as to make strategic investments in tax relief and infrastructure. The North Dakota Supreme Court issued an opinion Sept. 28 voiding the OMB bill…
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