Washington Graduated Income Tax, HJR 37 (1973)
The Washington Graduated Income Tax Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 37, was on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have instated a graduated net income tax, prohibited excess levies for schools, and limited excise taxes. The measure would have added a new section to Article VII of the Washington Constitution.
|Washington HJR 37 (1973)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall a graduated net income tax be authorized, excess levies for school operations be prohibited, and some excise taxes limited?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1973 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1973 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 23, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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