income tax

What Are The 4 Things We Don’t Do in Washington State?
We Washingtonians do a lot of things. With a population that's as diverse as our climate and topography, there is simply no shortage of things to do, that we do. We ski, swim, fish, hunt, recreate, drink beer, drink coffee - oh how we drink coffee - climb mountains, stroll through the desert, grow hops, learn, pray, protest, listen, work, eat - oh how we eat.
Seattle OKs Income Tax on Wealthy Residents
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's wealthiest would be the only Washington state residents to pay an income tax under legislation approved by the City Council. The City Council on Monday unanimously voted to impose a 2.25 percent tax on the city's highest earners...
Olympia Voters to Weigh in on Income Tax for High Earners
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington voters have rejected personal income tax-related measures at the statewide ballot several times over the past eight decades. Now voters in the state capital will decide whether to approve an income tax on the city's highest earners, even as the legality of the measure remains in question...
Judge Rules City Income Tax Measure Invalid
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A superior court judge has ruled that a ballot measure that would create an income tax for some city of Olympia residents was invalid and would not appear on the November ballot. Pierce County Superior Court Judge Jack Nevin, presiding in a Thurston County courtroom, ruled Wednesday that the measure — which sought a 1...
Sales Tax Deductions Passes the Senate Finance Committee
Seattle (ap) - a measure that would extend state and local sales tax deductions for people in Washington has passed out of the senate finance committee as part of legislation that would renew tax breaks for businesses. The sales tax deduction for residents of Washington and other states without income taxes is being supported by Sen...
What Amounts to a Fair Share?
More frustration today over class warfare in America. I am getting so tired of hearing that the “rich”, whoever they are, need to pay their “fair share”.  The table below is a little dated (2006) but clearly paints a picture of the load carried by wealthier Americans.