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Initiative 1098 - State Income Tax

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

1/1/2010 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/2/2010 9:00 am

Polls Close

11/2/2010 10:00 pm

Term Starts

1/1/2011 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 7/14/2010, Updated 8/21/2012

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Ballot Title Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1098 concerns establishing a state income tax and reducing other taxes. Concise Description: This measure would tax “adjusted gross income” above $200,000 (individuals) and $400,000 (joint-filers), reduce state property tax levies, reduce certain business and occupation taxes, and direct any increased revenues to education and health. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ] Ballot Measure Summary This measure would establish a tax on “adjusted gross income” (as determined under the federal internal revenue code) above $200,000 for individuals and $400,000 for married couples or domestic partners filing jointly; reduce the limit on statewide property taxes by 20%; and increase the business and occupation tax credit to $4,800. The tax revenues would replace revenues lost from the reduced levy and increased credit; remaining revenues would be directed to education and health services. Complete Text: http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/text/i1098.pdf


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2009

1,616,273
64.15%

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2009

903,319
35.85%

 

Source for election returns: http://vote.wa.gov/Elections/WEI/Results.aspx?RaceTypeCode=M&JurisdictionTypeID=-2&ElectionID=37&ViewMode=Results


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