By Taxpayer Association of Oregon
Below are some of the illustrations and charts that the Taxpayer Association created or highlighted to address recent tax threats.
#1. Total taxes passed in 2019: Over $3 billion in new annual taxes passed in 2019.
#2. Oregon government is fat: Oregon ranks #5 in state spending per capita, #10 on taxes and #6 on the most regulations.
#3. How Carbon Taxes hurt: As Oregon almost passed a Carbon Tax this year, this chart shows how states with Carbon Tax schemes hurt job growth.
#4. Where Oregon stands: This Kiplinger magazine chart shows Oregon among the not-friendly tax states.
#5. Carbon Tax = All pain, No gain. This chart clearly shows how Oregon’s Carbon Tax proposal would have created enormous cost for little results.
Bonus chart: This one shows how California’s and Oregon’s heavy environmental laws are driving up gas prices above the national average.
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