North Dakota Voters Approve Local Sales Tax Hikes
- Jun 16, 2014 | Gail Cole
Update, 6.16.14: Williston City will impose a 1% hospitality tax on lodging and restaurants, effective October 1, 2014. It is expected to generate approximately 1.2 billion annually.
Neighboring Burleigh and Morton Counties will impose a temporary 0.5 cent (1/2%) sales tax to fund a new jail facility jointly owned by both counties. According to the Burleigh County ballot, the tax will take effect October 1, 2014.
On the western edge of the state, Watford City will permanently extend an existing 1-cent (1%) sales tax and impose a new half-cent sales (1/2%) sales tax to pay for the construction of a new events center and other projects.
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