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Here comes income tax; move toward Oregon ‘model’?

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on March 4, 2010 at 2:37 pm with 2 Comments »
March 4, 2010 5:58 pm

Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown is moving forward with an income tax proposal as longer-term solution to the state’s financial problems. A hearing on her plan is at 4:30 p.m. today just as House and Senate Democrats seem to be hitting a log-jam on what mixture of tax increases are needed to fix the state’s $2.8 billion budget hole.

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  1. UnbiasedReporter says:

    “3. In its place would go a high earners’ income tax of 4.5 percent on all income over $200,000 for individuals, $300,000 for heads of households, and $400,000 for married couples. ”

    Hey Lisa – let’s set a good example and amend that:

    In its place would go a high earners’ income tax of 4.5 percent on all income over $200,000 for individuals, $300,000 for heads of households, $400,000 for married couples and all income for members of the Washington Legislature.

    Show us, the people, the spirit of giving.

  2. I have seen this in stores is it the same exact product?

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