Constitutional amendment would prevent income tax
Last updated 4/12/2017 at 4:20pm
Former 13th District Senator Harold Hochstatter used to say, “The issue isn’t the issue; who decides the issue is the issue.”
Right now, that is never more relevant than when talking about a state income tax.
In Olympia, Democrats will tell you there is no interest in a state income tax, yet just last week, they proposed a capital gains tax as part of their proposal to raise $8 billion in taxes over the next four years. Democrats will also tell you a capital gains tax is not an income tax, despite past precedence in court rulings stating otherwise.
The desire for an income tax is no...