Washington Income Tax for Schools, Initiative 69 (1932)
The Washington Income Tax for Schools Initiative, also known as Initiative 69, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure established a graduated income tax on incomes of persons, firms, corporations, associations, joint stock companies and common law trusts to finance the state school fund and other state funds, thus reducing or eliminating the annual tax on property.
|Washington Initiative 69 (1932)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||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.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1932 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |