An Income Tax Act, Initiative 69
ballot proposition was on the November 8, 1932 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
Initiative 69 is identified in law as Chapter 5, Laws of 1933.
| Initiative 69|
| Yes|| 322,919|| 70.21%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 58 was filed on March 22, 1932.
Text on the Ballot
An Act relating to and requiring the payment of a graduated tax on the incomes of persons, firms, corporations, associations, joint stock companies and common law trusts, the proceeds therefrom to be placed in the state current school fund and other state funds, as a means of reducing or eliminating the annual tax on general property which now provides revenues for such funds; providing penalites for violation; and making an appropriation from the general fund of the state treasury for paying expenses of administration of the act.