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2017 Session

2017 Session

August 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

At Tax Fairness Oregon, we “Read the Bills and Follow the Money,” working to promote a tax code and spending priorities that serve the common good. PRIORITIES Facing the projected huge budget deficit for the 2017-18 period, our approach during the 2017 ...

The Fight Goes On

The Fight Goes On

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

Comcast’s disputed property taxes finally go to escrow! In the 2017 Legislative Session we proposed and passed House Bill 2407, which prevents huge corporations like Comcast from withholding millions in property taxes for years while on appeal, with free use of ...

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 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 ...

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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 ...

Reducing Corporate Influence on Politics and Tax Policy

Reducing Corporate Influence on Politics and Tax Policy

January 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Homepage Feature   |   0 Comment»

We joined the movement to amend the U.S. constitution to clearly establish that: Corporations are not human citizens and therefore do not have constitutional rights Money is property, not a form of free speech Facilitate fairness by limiting political campaign spending and its ...