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WHAT: Sign NOW to send a letter to your two state legislators in favor of HB 1496. The first hearing on this bill is Thursday, February 11th at 8AM. That’s when lawmakers will take testimony.
THE PROBLEM: Washington is the worst in the nation when it comes to making millionaires and billionaires pay their share like the rest of us.
Almost every other state in the nation – including Idaho, Montana, and Oregon – taxes extraordinary profits (also known as capital gains) and as a result are better situated to help their states’ economies recover from this pandemic.
HB 1496 would:
HB 1496 would NOT apply to gains from the sales of assets from:
With additional revenue from HB 1496, we’ll be able to provide more help to Washington’s struggling families and boost our state’s economy.
Sign your note to your legislators NOW!