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Title:Impact of Railroad Branch Line Abandonment on the North Dakota Tax Structure, Part 1
Authors:Charles Herman, David Nelson, and Thomas Ostenson
Publication Date:Jun 1969
Report #:DP-8
TRID #:01787556
Keywords:abandonment, cities and towns, counties, impact studies, railroads, tax receipts
Type:Research Report – Department Publications



The general purpose of this study is to determine the amount of local tax revenues derived from railroad branch line property, The specific objectives are: 1) to determine the degree of dependence or tax revenues that counties, school districts, cities and townships receive from railroad branch line ad valorem property assessments and 2) to determine the level of replacement levy necessary to replace tax revenues lost as a result of branch line abandonment.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050