Tag Archives: Corporate Taxes

A Swath of Democratic Socialists and Allied Activists Will Protest Gov. Kate Brown’s Special Session Next Week

When Gov. Kate Brown convenes the Legislature May 21 for a special session, she won’t just be drawing lawmakers to Salem. Four chapters of the Democratic Socialists of America are joining the Poor People’s Campaign to protest on the Capitol steps. Source: A Swath of Democratic Socialists and Allied Activists Will Protest Gov. Kate Brown’s […]
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Groups say governor’s tax proposal benefits the rich, plan special session protest 

Oregon’s Democratic Socialists of America and the Poor People’s Campaign plan a Monday rally at the Capitol to protest Gov. Kate Brown’s proposal to expand a business tax break, saying it benefits the rich. Source: Groups say governor’s tax proposal benefits the rich, plan special session protest | KATU

Oregon Governor’s Tax Proposal Faces Criticism From All Sides 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has said she’s calling a special session next week to correct a simple matter of unfairness in state tax policy. But the first Source: Oregon Governor’s Tax Proposal Faces Criticism From All Sides | KUOW News and Information

Union-Backed Oregon Group Once Again Aiming A Ballot Initiative At Corporations

A union-backed Oregon group that lost its high-stakes battle to sharply raise corporate taxes in 2016 is now planning to put a much more modest measure before the state’s voters in November. Our Oregon says it has launched a widespread petition as it seeks to qualify an initiative that would require publicly funded corporations to […]
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Small businesses to face higher tax bills under SB 1528

“Schedule-C” tax filers already pay higher tax rate than large corporations. Under legislation advanced by House Democrats on the Revenue Committee today, 192,000 of the smallest of small businesses in Oregon will be stuck with a 20 percent higher tax bill. Passed out of committee on a party-line vote, SB 1528 guts tax relief for […]
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Oregon Senate passes bill to tax repatriated money, delays vote on second tax bill

A bill to ensure Oregon taxes the money that corporations bring back from overseas under a favorable new Republican federal tax plan cruised through the Oregon Senate with unanimous bipartisan support on Tuesday. In contrast, Democrats delayed a vote on a controversial companion bill that they say would prevent certain businesses from double-dipping on state […]
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Potential Corporate Tax Windfall Could Help With Oregon Pension Debt

The Oregon Senate has passed a measure that could produce a one-time $140 million windfall in corporate taxes for the state. Source: Potential Corporate Tax Windfall Could Help With Oregon Pension Debt

Lower corporate tax may mean lower power, heating bills

Oregon utilities expected to pass savings to consumers The federal tax package signed into law this month may mean a break in heating and electric bills for Oregon consumers, according to the Oregon Public Utility Commission. Friday, the PUC said natural gas and power utilities, including PacifiCorp, the parent of Pacific Power, and Cascade Natural […]
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The other tax reform Oregon businesses need to know about

While federal tax reform proposals currently are dominating headlines, local businesses should not ignore recently adopted Oregon corporation business tax reforms, many of which will be going into effect in 2018. These reforms, in conjunction with potential changes in the federal income tax regime, may dramatically impact the amount of tax liability owed by local […]
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Our Oregon files tax initiatives

The labor-backed nonprofit says the initiative petitions are a direct response to proposals offered by the business community to tighten up Oregon constitutional provision requiring a three-fifths majority for tax bills. The next face-off between Oregon business and public unions might take the form of dueling ballot measures Nov. 6. Source: Our Oregon files tax […]
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