Washington Business and Occupation Tax Initiative (2010)
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Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1089 concerns the business and occupation tax.
- Concise Description:This measure would end a temporary increase in the business and occupation tax applicable to certain taxpayers, which would otherwise expire in 2013, together with related credits and exemptions relating to those taxpayers.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would end an increase enacted in 2010 in the business and occupation tax, at the rate of 0.30 percent, as related to certain categories of business taxpayers. The measure would also end tax decreases and changes in reporting requirements for the business and occupation tax, relating to the same categories of taxpayers. The measure would return the tax rates, the credits, and the reporting requirements to their pre-2010 levels.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
According to the secretary of state, supporters did not file signatures in an attempt to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot. In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters were required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.
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