At nearly every turn, Oregon’s tax policies widen inequality; as a result, the top 1 percent pay less state and local taxes as a share of income than the poorest residents. Taxing capital gains at the local level is an important and exciting move in the other direction – to tax income from wealth and use it to address crucial needs.
Local Income Taxes
blog May 10, 2023
Voters Could Approve Local Capital Gains Tax in Oregon
blog August 10, 2017
The Many Reasons for the Seattle Income TaxA month ago, the Seattle City Council passed an income tax measure, which has garnered a lot of attention as well as volumes of supportive and opposition commentary. Haven’t had…