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The Fight Goes On

The Fight Goes On

November 30, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

Comcast fights more than $147 million Oregon tax bill, extending seven-year dispute —Oregon Live Comcast has extended a seven-year tax fight worth as much as $120 million to Oregon schools and local governments, asking the state's tax court to reduce its ...

Yes on Measure 97

Yes on Measure 97

October 17, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

Measure 97 isn’t perfect, but it’s way better than failing to educate 570,000 kids. It’s way better than letting companies get away with juggled books and hiding profits in offshore tax havens, and it’s way better than letting this graph ...

Economic Development Decisions since 2003

Economic Development Decisions since 2003

October 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

It would be valuable to determine the total cost of Oregon’s “budget” for economic development, through both tax code and program expenditures. We have not attempted that. This list identifies tax code expenditures and programs added since 2003 and decisions made ...

We’re lucky to have two great interns this summer

We’re lucky to have two great interns this summer

August 08, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

Jason Means graduated cum laude from Portland State University Honors College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political ...

The Latest on Comcast

The Latest on Comcast

April 19, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment»

The Latest on Comcast is…(attached) Immediate Action Needed is the eblast on Comcast we sent out on March 3, calling on the legislature to act before they adjourned their short session this year. They didn’t. Our ...

We want this on the ballot in November

We want this on the ballot in November

April 04, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»

Have you signed the petition to raise the Oregon income taxes of big corporations doing lots of business here? It’s Initiative Proposal 28 (known as IP 28). If you haven’t signed yet, please join us in doing so now. We ...

We read the bills and follow the money

We read the bills and follow the money

February 18, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

What is Tax Fairness up to in Salem? In the short 2016 session the TFO steering committee screened the more than 250 bills and studied deeply where we felt necessary. There were 19 tax break bills, plus another handful that would ...

2016 Legislation Session in Review

2016 Legislation Session in Review

February 18, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

Tax Fairness Oregon’s notable wins in the short session included these: We were given credit for saving the state $150 million over the next 8 years by helping kill a tax credit to farm, forest, fishery and food processing owners for ...

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February 17, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

Please join us in fighting for fair tax policies that produce enough revenue to adequately fund the services our state needs. As a member Tax Fairness Oregon, you will receive occasional alerts about our ...

2016 Testimonies

2016 Testimonies

February 17, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment»

Amendment Recommendations to SB 1507 A HB 4006 Task force on economic development HB 4008 Lottery duties expanded HB 4011 Upgrading PERS for state hospital workers HB 4025 Federal Connection HB 4027 Plan to sunset and ...