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   WA Initiative 1107 - Repeal Candy, Water, and Soda Taxes

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Initiative 1107 - Repeal Candy, Water, Soda Taxes

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

1/1/2010 6:00 am

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

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Posted 7/14/2010, Updated 8/22/2012

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Ballot Title Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1107 concerns reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws. Concise Description: This measure would end sales tax on candy; end temporary sales tax on some bottled water; end temporary excise taxes on carbonated beverages; and reduce tax rates for certain food processors. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ] Ballot Measure Summary This measure would reverse certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws, thereby: ending the sales tax on candy and the temporary sales tax on some bottled water; and ending temporary excise taxes on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water. It would also reinstate a reduced business and occupation tax rate for processors of certain foods. Complete Text: http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/text/i1107.pdf


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2009

1,522,658
60.44%

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2009

996,761
39.56%

 

Source for election returns: http://vote.wa.gov/results/20101102/Initiative-Measure-1107-Concerns-reversing-certain-2010-amendments-to-state-tax-laws_ByCounty.html


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