Washington Repeal Tax Law Amendments, Initiative 1107 (2010)
Text of measure
The ballot title reads:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1106 concerns reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws.
- Concise Description:This measure would reduce tax rates for certain food processors; end sales tax on candy; and end temporary sales tax on some bottled water and temporary excise taxes on carbonated beverages and beer.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would reverse certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws, thereby: ending the sales tax on candy and the temporary sales tax on some bottled water; and ending temporary excise taxes on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water, and the manufacturing and selling of beer and strong beer. It would also reinstate a reduced business and occupation tax rate for processors of certain foods.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters are required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.
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