SB 1524 Increases tax credits

Signed into Law by Gov Brown on 03/24/2022 This bill increases expense reimbursement percentage allowed to single film or single local media production project from Oregon Production Investment Fund. Extends income tax credit for rural medical providers to medical laboratory scientists and technicians. Allows estimating pass-through business alternative income tax, disallows credit for taxes paid to another state. Exempts small…

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HB 2438 Property Tax Exemption Program for Certain Income Brackets

VOTE:NO
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 299 Creates children’s service districts

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

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HB 2972 Study of “land value taxation” to increase property taxes

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

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HJR 13 Increases Property Tax

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

SB 299 Formation of Children’s Service Districts

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee
Authorizes the creation of children’s service districts and provides authority to levy permanent property taxes and other taxes

Tax Hell Week: income tax, property tax, bed tax

This is one of those tax mania weeks in the Oregon Legislature. Income Tax Increase (HB 3328): Yesterday, hearings were held on HB 3328 which creates an income tax increase to fund wildlife programs. This follows the Portland-area model of creating a flood of micro-income tax increases to pay for government bloat: • Portland $50 Art Program Income Tax •…

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Chipping Away at Property Tax Reform

As one of the few states without a general sales tax, Oregon depends heavily on property tax for revenue. Real property is taxed based on its value — know as ad valorem taxes. As real estate prices spiked in the 1990s — along with taxes — citizens began to become resentful of the tax windfall enjoyed by their governments. In…

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