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IRS audits at 15-year 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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$4 Gas may be seen with Carbon Tax

Oregonians could soon be paying $4 or more for a gallon of gas if lawmakers pass cap-and-trade in the next year, according to the Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation. Recent surveys from the AAA of Oregon and Washington indicates this … Continue reading

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Oregon jumps to 6th biggest tax-and-spend state

The latest numbers show that Oregon jumped from 10th to 6th biggest state and local government spending state in the nation per capita according to the National Association of State Budget Officers, latest State Expenditure Report and estimates for 2016. … Continue reading

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