North Dakota wants to collect taxes from paid pipeline protesters

Washington Times:
After spending more than $22 million on the Dakota Access pipeline protest, North Dakota wants to make sure any paid activists remember to submit their state income taxes.

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said his office is keeping an eye out for tax forms from environmental groups that may have hired protesters to agitate against the 1,172-mile, four-state pipeline project.
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I find this interesting.  It could give the state a handle on dealing with some of the paid protesters and possible leverage against their paymasters.

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