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Washington Income Tax for Schools, Initiative 69 (1932)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 69
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 322,919 70.21%
No136,98329.79%

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.

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