Oregon Prohibition of Inheritance and State Income Taxes, Measure 4 (1926)
The Oregon Prohibition of Inheritance and State Income Taxes Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited levying any state tax upon inheritances or incomes of citizens of the State of Oregon.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1926)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - AMENDMENT PROHIBITING INHERITANCE AND INCOME TAXES - Purpose: To amend article IX of the constitution of Oregon, so as to prohibit the levying of any tax upon inheritances or upon the income of residents or citizens of this state by the state of Oregon or under its authority and forbidding the submission to the people of any amendment of this provision before the year 1940.
306. Yes, I vote for the amendment
307. No, I vote against the amendment
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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