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Washington Abolition of Inheritance and Gift Taxes, Initiative 402 (1981)

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An Abolition of Inheritance and Gift Taxes, Initiative 402 ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1981 ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved.

Election results

Initiative 402
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 610,507 67.24%
No297,44532.765%

Text of measure

The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall inheritance and gift taxes be abolished, and state death taxes be restricted to the federal estate tax credit allowed?"

Path to the ballot

Initiative 402 was filed on April 3, 1981 by Dick Patten. 161,449 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.

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