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Oregon Experiencing Strong Economic Growth, Blockbuster Tax Collections

Oregon Experiencing Strong Economic Growth, Blockbuster Tax Collections

Oregon experienced a blockbuster income tax filing season, resulting in nearly $700 million in unanticipated collections. In fact, Oregonians paid so much in taxes that economists revised their projection for the personal income tax “kicker” refund to $1.8 billion.
Reflections on Oregon's 2021 Session

Reflections on Oregon's 2021 Session

Our latest quarterly article covers the tax measures passed and left behind by Oregon lawmakers during their recent legislative session. We also joined Eversheds Sutherland for a discussion on state tax developments and controversies on an episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast.
That’s a Wrap! Oregon Lawmakers Adjourn Sine Die

That’s a Wrap! Oregon Lawmakers Adjourn Sine Die

This evening, the legislature adjourned its regular session after 23 weeks of operating in a unique pandemic environment. Although the session was unlike any before, lawmakers spent their final days in a familiar situation—long days navigating floor votes and, in some cases, managing controversies.
Oregon Lawmakers Reach Session’s Final Week

Oregon Lawmakers Reach Session’s Final Week

With little more than a week before lawmakers are constitutionally required to adjourn their session on Sunday, June 27, the state budget and final policy measures are taking center stage.