Washington Replace Sales Tax with Corporate Franchise Taxes, Initiative 435 (1982)
The Washington Replace the Sales Tax with a Corporate Franchise Tax, or Initiative 435, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have terminated the state sales tax on food, the state corporate business tax and the occupation tax and imposed a 10% franchise tax on corporations.
|Washington Initiative 435 (1982)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall corporate franchise taxes, measured by net income, replace sales taxes on food and state corporate business and occupation taxes?||”|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 435 was filed on April 12, 1982 by Dr. James A. McDermott of Seattle. 250,285 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1982 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Initiatives to the People
- Eugene Register-Guard, "Washington initiative seeks sales tax repeal," July 17, 1982
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1982 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 20, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People," accessed August 20, 2013
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