Oregon Property Tax Reduction and Income Tax Increase, Measure 12 (1932)
The Oregon Property Tax Reduction and Income Tax Increase Amendment, also known as Measure 12, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have reduced property taxes by increasing taxes on net personal incomes in excess of $5,000.00 from 5% to 8% and decreased exemptions.
|Oregon Measure 12 (1932)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition - Vote YES or NO
PERSONAL INCOME TAX LAW AMENDMENT BILL - Purpose: To further reduce property taxes by advancing the tax rates on net personal incomes in excess of $5,000.00 from 5 to a maximum of 8 per cent; substituting an exemption from the total tax of $10.00 for a single person, $20.00 for a married person, head of a family, or husband and wife, and $4.00 for each dependent, instead of the present income exemptions of $1,500.00, $2,500.00 and $400.00, respectively; and amending the provisions of the law so as to apply to the entire income of residents from personal service.
322. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.
323. No. I vote against the proposed law.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1932 ballot measures
- 1932 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1932
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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