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Poll: What Oregonians want for 2019

In a large statewide straw poll of 400 Oregon taxpayers, Oregonians were asked to identify the issues they were most concerned about going in to the 2018 elections. With a potentially competitive Governor’s race and control of the Legislature at … Continue reading

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Oregon paychecks losing ground

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, Oregon’s income growth is lagging the nation and cannot keep pace with inflation. According to data released by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis last month, U.S. income growth per person grew by 2.4 … Continue reading

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IRS audits at 15-yera low

IRS audits at 15 year low. By Taxpayer Foundation of Oregon, For the sixth straight year IRS tax audits have been declining and have set a new 15 low in 2017 according to the Wall Street Journal. The year, 2010 … Continue reading

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Oregon population rate growth declines

By Taxpayer Foundation of Oregon, The most recent population estimates from the Census Bureau show that Portland’s population growth has slowed to the lowest level in years.

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President interested in Oregon’s mile-tax

Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation The State recently gained an ally in President Trump, who cited Oregon’s per mile charge as an innovative way to achieve revenues needed to realize his plans for updating and improving the country’s infrastructure. Trump’s … Continue reading

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Oregon 5th highest cost of living!

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, Housing is the single biggest factor driving the cost-of-living. Recent research finds Portland, Oregon is one of the most “severely unaffordable” major housing markets in the world — ranking 67th. Because of the high … Continue reading

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Tax Reform bonuses continue to flow

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, The landmark tax reform bill passed by Congress has already started reaping benefits even before it’s provisions take effect. The bill, which will reduce taxes for 80 percent of Americans and dramatically lowered tax … Continue reading

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