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Supporters have wrong idea

Those hoping for tax relief in Washington state in 2024 might want to watch paint dry instead.

Current state leadership is choosing to tax us more even in times of budget surplus. Contrast this with the many states, including Idaho, California and New York, who recently chose tax relief for their state residents. Or compare Washington’s tax ways with the state of Oregon, where taxpayers are used to tax refunds of hundreds, even thousands, of dollars in budget years with revenue excess because of a decades-old kicker law. Oregon expects to be issuing a record $5.6 billion refund to its taxpayer...


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