Oregon Graduated State Income Tax, Measure 18 (1926)
The Oregon Graduated State Income Tax Bill, also known as Measure 18, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied an annual progressive or graduated state income tax upon every individual and corporation in the state.
|Oregon Measure 18 (1926)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by Oregon State Grange: Geo. A. Palmiter, master, Hood River, Oregon; Bertha J. Beck, secretary, route 3, Albany, Oregon; Farmers' Union of Oregon, Herbert Egbert, president, P. O. Box 479, The Dalles, Oregon; Mrs. G. B. Jones, secretary, Monmouth, Oregon - INCOME TAX BILL - Purpose: Its purpose is to levy and collect annually a progressive state income tax, upon the entire net income of every individual and corporation, resident or nonresident in the state, arising or accruing from every source whatever within the state, and from personal property located for taxation within the state; providing certain deductions and exempting from such tax $1,500 of net income for a single person, $3,000 for the head of a family, married person, or husband and wife together, $400 for each child or dependent under certain conditions, and $2,000 for each corporation, and allowing other conditional exemptions.
334. Yes, I vote for the proposed law
334. No, I vote against the proposed law
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1926 ballot measures
- 1926 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1926
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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