Tag Archives: tax

A business tax increase balloons to one billion dollars under a bill sponsored by State Senate Democrats

By tracyellis | Published on January 29, 2020

Senators started debate on the measure.

The proposed legislation replaces a deeply flawed bill Democrats passed last year, but it hikes business taxes even more.

Republicans attempted to exempt many businesses that can least afford the higher tax.

Democrats didn’t accept any of the Republican amendments.

We thought we’d do something a little bit different and let you hear them all for yourself.

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Senator Randi Becker announces the formation of the SRC Tax Watchdog Committee

By tracyellis | Published on January 08, 2020

Sen. Becker says some people in Olympia may not be listening to the people, but the State Senate Republican Caucus is.

 

 

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – O’Ban fights to repeal business tax increase on health-care providers

By tracyellis | Published on December 06, 2019

A state legislator wants to help doctors by getting rid of the tax hike imposed on them during the last legislative session. Senator Steve O’Ban is sponsoring a bill in the upcoming session that would repeal the 20% business tax increase for health care providers.

 

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

The Majority Party increased the tax on businesses by 20%…

By tracyellis | Published on October 08, 2019

…To better understand the impact on real people, Sen. Steve O’Ban interviewed doctors, and other small business owners.

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Seattle’s proposed income tax is unconstitutional, but the State Court of Appeals says that doesn’t mean the city can’t impose a different kind of tax on income and Sen. Steve O’Ban is concerned

By tracyellis | Published on July 17, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Property tax-raising school levy increases wouldn’t be needed under a plan proposed by Republican State Senator John Braun

By tracyellis | Published on April 26, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Another Tax Day is a time for two state legislators to lament tax hikes proposed in Olympia

By tracyellis | Published on April 15, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.