Marijuana & Vaping future: Death by taxation

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com The future of Oregon marijuana could be caught up in the history of Oregon’s over-taxation of tobacco.  Tobacco taxes were just increased in Oregon just barely over a year ago & now we are … Continue reading

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Early Legislature Turkey Bills

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com Below are some early bills that are either turkeys, curiosities or new layers of bureaucracy. HB 2625 – Creates crime to park in alternative fuel parking spot.  While some parking fines are $20 this … Continue reading

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Capitol Tax List: Over 50 taxes proposed!

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com HB 2066 – Increases cigarette tax and provides for distribution of increase in revenue. HB 2073 – Disallows, for purposes of personal income taxation, mortgage interest deduction for residence other than taxpayer’s principal residence … Continue reading

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Obama joke from Oregon

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com When I saw that Obama skipped the Paris world unity march against terrorism because he was busy vacationing in Hawaii and his Attorney General (who was in Paris but was doing TV interviews during … Continue reading

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Capitol eyes gas tax — yet we’re 17th highest!

Capitol eyes new gas tax. — yet we’re 17th highest By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com Among the biggest rumors in the first week of the 2015 Legislative Session has been the call for a new gas tax.   The reason … Continue reading

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Jan 7 speaker: Learn about ISIS, Middle East (plus Legislative update)

Keynote: Jason Williams, Taxpayer Association Oregon Director Wed. Jan 7th, 7:00pm Shilo Inn Portland Airport, 11707 Northeast Airport Way Jason Williams will be sharing a forecast of the 2015 Legislature, Kitzhaber scandals & the latest tax threats. Williams will also … Continue reading

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Use Tax Credit or Charitable Gift before 2014 ends

By Taxpayer Association Oregon OregonWatchdog.com If you love lower taxes & cherish liberty, there are two ways to help. Use your free Oregon Political Tax Credit.   Donations up to $50 person ($100 couple) are eligible for a tax credit and … Continue reading

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