Oregon Abolition of Federal Income Tax Deductions, Measure 14 (1960)

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The Oregon Abolition of Federal Income Tax Deductions Amendment, also known as Measure 14, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have increased state tax revenues, abolished federal income tax deductions and lowered personal income tax rates.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 14 (1960)
Defeatedd No570,02583.14%
Yes 115,610 16.86%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

14. PERSONAL INCOME TAX BILL - Purpose: To increase state revenues. Lower personal income tax rates. Abolishes federal tax deduction. Applicable to all tax years beginning after December 31, 1958.

(ESTIMATE OF COST: If Ballot Measure 14 (HB 670) is approved by the electorate the increase in state revenue from personal income tax will be approximately $6,400,000 per annum, based on present level of personal income.)


NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.