Editorial: Don’t take away tax break for families that opt for private schools

Oregon lawmakers spent considerable time this year adjusting state laws to account for changes in the federal tax code. Small businesses may feel the pinch as a result, and so, too, may families who wish to send their children to private K-12 schools rather than public.

Because of House Bill 4080, Oregonians who want to use 529 education savings account money to pay elementary and secondary school tuition may have to pay state taxes on what they withdraw from the accounts.

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