Oregon Center for Public Policy: Hundreds of Corporations Escape the Minimum Tax

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Although Oregon has a minimum income tax for corporations, 492 corporations paid less than the minimum in tax year 2012.Some corporations paid nothing at all.When corporations avoid the minimum tax they deprive the state of revenue to invest in schools and other key public structures. Lawmakers should reinstate the corporate minimum tax for all corporate taxpayers.

Although Oregon has a minimum income tax for corporations, 492 corporations paid less than the minimum in tax year 2012.Some corporations paid nothing at all.When corporations avoid the minimum tax they deprive the state of revenue to invest in schools and other key public structures. Lawmakers should reinstate the corporate minimum tax for all corporate taxpayers.

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