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Initiative 1098: How will Washington’s effective income tax rates stack up?

Initiative 1098: How will Washington’s effective income tax rates stack up?

August 30, 2010

Short Answer: The top 1%of taxpayers in Washington will have an average effective tax rate of 4%. That puts Washington’s ranking for this group of wealthy taxpayers at 27th out of the 44 states (including Washington, D.C.)that tax income.1 (See

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Initiative 1098: The Right Tax Reform for Stronger Schools and Health Care

Initiative 1098: The Right Tax Reform for Stronger Schools and Health Care

August 16, 2010

Why Washington needs tax reform: Washington’s tax system is upside down. Middle-class and low-income residents pay too much in tax, and the wealthiest pay far less than in other states. Small businesses pay a much larger share of their revenues

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