Tax Insider for February 6
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Tax Insider for February 6

Portland area governments are fighting a sensible legislative proposal requiring uniform rules and definitions for local income taxes. Tax compliance doesn’t need to be rocket science, especially in Portland.

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  • Portland area governments turned to income taxes on high-income earners to fund new services during the pandemic. The problem, however, is that the taxes are too complex for people to reasonably pay.
  • The House Revenue Committee considered a proposal last week to allow trade associations to petition the Oregon Tax Court on behalf of their members.
  • On Tuesday, the legislative revenue committees will begin their annual review of federal tax law changes, a process that could become unusually calm or busy.

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