Oregon Limits on Property and Sales Taxes, Measure 11 (1986)
The Oregon Limits on Property and Sales Taxes Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have exempted part of an owner’s home value from property tax, required renter’s relief and barred sales tax except by initiative.
|Oregon Measure 11 (1986)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
11. HOMEOWNER’S, RENTER’S PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAM; SALES TAX LIMITATION MEASURE
EXPLANATION - Constitution tax exemption of $25,000 or half of assessed value of owner’s home, whichever is less. Exemption adjusted yearly for statewide home assessed value increases. Requires equivalent renter’s relief. Values to determine bonding limits and state school aid unchanged. State pays local governments at least 80% of lost taxes. Tax relief partly funded from lottery proceeds, not more than 75% from single tax. Supplements present property tax relief programs. Bars sales tax, except by initiative.
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- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1986