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In 2013, the North Dakota legislature created a direct 12% reduction of the consolidated tax for all classes of property, for a total of $200 million in state-paid relief. As such, the mills shown are 88% of the actual mill rate to reflect the 12% reduction.

Sales and Special Taxes

Minnesota 6.875%
North Dakota General Sales 5 %
Cass County Sales Tax 1/2%
Fargo City Sales Tax 2 %
Fargo City Lodging Tax 3 %
Moorhead City Lodging Tax 3 %
West Fargo City Tax 1 %
West Fargo City Lodging Tax 2 %
West Fargo Lodging/Restaurant    1 %
Casselton City Sales Tax 1 %
 

State Individual Income Tax

Minnesota 5.35 % to 9.85 %
North Dakota 1.221 % to 3.22 %

*Neither state has an inheritance or gift tax.
Source: Minnesota Department of Revenue, November 2013, North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner, November 2013.
 

Minnesota Residential Property Tax

Barnesville, MN
Based on a $100,000 Home:

Less (34,400-.09*100,000-76,000) - (28,240)
$100,000-28,240 =71,760: 1% of the first $500,000 of the value plus 1.25% of the balance times tax extension rate of 1.2642 =$907 plus referendum market value tax (.0026032*$100,000) =$260
Total Tax = $1,167
Source: Clay County Auditor; December 2013

Dilworth, MN
Based on a $100,000 Home:
Less (34,400-.09*100,000-76,000)-28,240)
$100,000-28,240 =71,760: 1% of the first $500,000 of value plus 1.25% of the balance times tax extension rate of 1.3754 = $987 plus referendum market value tax (.001389*$100,000) =$139
Total Tax =$1,126
Source: Clay County Auditor; December 2013
 

Hawley, MN
Based on a $100,000 Home:

Less (34,400-.09*100,000-76,000)-(28,240)
$100,000-28,240=71,760: 1% of the first $500,000 of value plus 1.25% of the balance times tax extension rate of 1.3592 =$975 plus referendum market value tax (.0013294*$100,000) =$133
Total Tax = $1,108
Clay County Auditor; December 2013
 

Moorhead, MN:
Based on a $100,000 Home:

Less (34,400-.09*100,000-76,000)-28,240)
$100,000-28,240 =71,760: 1% of the first $500,000 of value plus 1.25% of the balance times tax extension rate of 1.2149 =$872 plus referendum market value tax (.0021456*$100,000) = $215
Total Tax = $1,087
Source: Clay County Auditor's Office, December 2013
 

North Dakota Residential Property Tax

Casselton, ND Fargo, ND
True and Full Value of Property $100,000 True and Full Value of Property $100,000
Assessed Value (50 %) $50,000 Assessed Value (50 %) $50,000
Taxable Value (9 %) $4,500 Taxable Value (9 %) $4,500
Total Mils (Net of 12% Credit) $222.04 Total Mils (Net of 12% Credit)
(266.25 in West Fargo School District)
$286..52
Consolidated Tax (.22204 x $4,500) $999.18 Consolidated Tax (.28662 x $4,500) ($1,198 in West Fargo School District) $1,290
Source: Cass Count Auditor's Office;
November 2013
  Effective Tax Rate on True & Full Value
(1.20% in West Fargo School Dist.; 5% discount if paid by February 15)
1.29%
      Source: Cass County Auditor's Office, November 2013
West Fargo, ND
 

       
True and Full Value of Property $100,000        
Assessed Value (50 %) $50,000        
Taxable Value (9 %) $ 4,500        
Total MILS (Net of 12% Credit) $297.38        
Consolidated Tax (.29738 x $4,500) $ 1,338  
Effective Tax Rate True & Full Value     1.34%  
Source: Cass County Auditor's Office
November 2013
 

More in-depth tax information is available from the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation.

 
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