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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Proposing amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to a sales and use tax.
Catchline/Summary: Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution directing Legislative Assembly to adopt sales tax at rate of five percent on sales of tangible personal property and services and use tax at rate of five percent on purchase price of tangible personal property.
Requires exemption from taxes for necessities. Requires 75 percent of net annual revenue from tax to be used to fund education through post-secondary level and 25 percent to be used for property tax relief for senior citizens and income tax relief for individuals with income below levels set by law. Preempts local sales and use taxes not approved on or before November 8, 2016. Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next regular general election.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Revenue
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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