We believe farm residences, farm buildings and farm structures should remain tax-exempt.
We support raising the limit of non-farm income for the purposes of property tax exemption.
We believe that facilities owned or used by farmers for the storage of agriculture products such as warehouses should be subject to the same agriculture exemption as on farm storage structures used for the same purpose.
We oppose state funding for the weather modification program.
We encourage all locally elected boards, especially county commissions, to have truly balanced budgets, and not base their proposed budgets on county evaluations.
We oppose the allocation of any additional state funds being given to groups/organizations for the purpose of conservation projects, conservation easements and/or land acquisition.
We support responsible state budgeting, beginning with a zero base budget for state agencies.
We oppose using any tax payer dollars for the sequestering of carbon dioxide.
We oppose weather modification.
We encourage state legislators to decrease spending.
We believe that fuel taxes should be dedicated to roads and bridges.
Oil and Natural Resrouce Revenue
We believe a postion of energy tax dollars collected should remain in impacted counties where they are generated to adequately offset losses of property taxes and expenditures caused by development and growth.
We believe all federal or state land used for production, for livestock or crop production, should be taxed at the same rate as surrounding land.We believe a portion of energy tax dollars collected should remain in impacted counties where they are generated to adequately offset losses of property taxes and expenditures caused by development and growth.
We favor valuation of agricultural land, for tax purposes, be based on the current productivity formula.
We are in favor of property tax relief, and support property tax reform.
We believe the productivity formula should be the standard for the assessment of agriculture property. All applicable modifiers should be applied including land use when calculating Ag land property tax.
We support the retention of agricultural sales tax exemptions.
We encourage local government, especially county commissioners and school districts, to reflect all state tax relief and how it is to be allocated within the budgeting process.
We support legislative action prohibiting the filing of any initiated measure mandating the automatic distribution of any state revenue funds, such as Oil Extraction Tax, without direct action by the North Dakota Legislature.
We believe all federal and state land shall be taxed at the same rate as surrounding land.