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State Legislature Faced with More Difficult Budget Choices – Time for a Tax Increase?

By Lewis McMurran  Washington’s most recent revenue forecast for the current 2011-13 biennium was lowered once again.  The state legislature uses this quarterly forecast to craft their two year budget, which runs from July 1, 2011 until June 30, 2013.

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DOR: Raiding the Seat Cushions

By Garry Fujita Just like every state and municipality in the nation, Washington State is struggling to shore up what seems to be a dwindling revenue stream due to lower property values, fewer business transactions, fewer working people paying taxes, … Continue reading

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