Game & Fish Pay’s Property Taxes

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $533,500 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2014 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners.

The Game and Fish Department manages more than 200,000 acres for wildlife habitat and public hunting in 51 counties. The department does not own or manage any land in Traill or Renville counties.

Following is a list of counties and the tax payments they received.

County Tax Due County Tax Due County Tax Due
Adams 168.63 Grand Forks 16,222.00 Pierce 3,028.92
Barnes 4,659.63 Grant 824.85 Ramsey 16,112.78
Benson 4,193.46 Griggs 89.58 Ransom 1,289.15
Billings 232.91 Hettinger 3,518.17 Richland 15,086.41
Bottineau 5,165.95 Kidder 7,057.00 Rolette 34,351.83
Bowman 1,717.98 LaMoure 8,480.73 Sargent 15,941.79
Burke 951.57 Logan 329.99 Sheridan 56,352.14
Burleigh 27,490.54 McHenry 1,683.24 Sioux 265.59
Cass 6,888.14 McIntosh 7,408.64 Slope 1,223.82
Cavalier 25,864.62 McKenzie 32,153.15 Stark 192.25
Dickey 12,042.49 McLean 54,315.91 Steele 8,953.66
Divide 1,546.95 Mercer 13,788.32 Stutsman 4,708.06
Dunn 6,158.70 Morton 17,557.26 Towner 1,917.26
Eddy 7,862.36 Mountrail 7,957.75 Walsh 10,667.85
Emmons 3,990.78 Nelson 5,548.76 Ward 94.80
Foster 750.23 Oliver 2,408.27 Wells 54,988.79
Golden Valley 122.99 Pembina 14,958.35 Williams 4,228.09