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Assault on the B&O High Technology Tax Credit

By Bob Heller and Dan Wright at Clark Nuber, and Joe Wallin and Garry Fujita at DWT The high technology B&O tax credit has long been a useful tool to encourage investment by Washington’s high technology companies in research and … Continue reading

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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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New, Higher Tax Proposals Floating Around Olympia

By Joe Wallin In 2010, Washington voters resoundingly rejected adopting an income tax (I-1098) on individuals earning more than $200,000 per year, or couples earning more than $400,000. However, the issue is once again potentially alive. Tucked deep in Governor Gregoire’s … Continue reading

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Do I Need A Share Reserve to Grant Compensatory Stock Options?

Stock options are key to startups. Despite some larger companies adopting restricted stock award plans, options are still the way to go for startups.  They are a vital recruitment, incentive and retention tool.

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Internet Sales Tax Draft Bill, the “Main Street Fairness Act”

If you are interested in knowing what Congress is up to with respect to allowing states to require out-of-state internet retailers to collect and remit sales tax, the latest bill making the rounds, the “Main Street Fairness Act” (the “Act”), … Continue reading

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