Five things to know about Oregon’s income tax ‘kicker’ refund

State economists announced Wednesday that increasing state revenues likely will trigger Oregon’s “kicker” tax refund for the 2017-19 biennium.

What is the kicker?

Unique to Oregon, the kicker is technically a tax surplus credit, triggered when revenue for a two-year budget period exceeds projections by at least 2 percent.

Voters approved a ballot measure creating both a personal and corporate tax kicker in 1980.

Source: kgw.com | Five things to know about Oregon’s income tax ‘kicker’ refund