Washington Inheritance Tax on Insurance, Referendum 30 (1958)
The Washington Inheritance Tax on Insurance Act, also known as Referendum 30, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have made insurance payable upon death taxable under the inheritance tax.
|Washington Referendum 30 (1958)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“|| INHERITANCE TAX ON INSURANCE PROCEEDS
AN ACT relating to revenue and taxation; providing that insurance payable upon the death of any person shall be taxable under the inheritance tax; providing that such tax shall be a lien upon the proceeds of the policy; amending section 115, chapter 180, Laws of 1935 as amended by section 5, chapter 202, Laws of 1939 and RCW 83.16.080; repealing section 1, chapter 134, Laws of 1931 as amended by section 2, chapter 184, Laws of 1945 and RCW 83.40.050.
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1958 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
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 |