Oregon – After Tumultuous Week, Oregon Senate Passes Historic School Funding Bill

After nearly a week of delay, and no fewer than three bills falling dead in its wake, a bill to inject $1 billion a year more into Oregon’s K-12 schools is on its way to the governor. House Bill 3427, a Continue reading Oregon – After Tumultuous Week, Oregon Senate Passes Historic School Funding Bill

Oregon – Worries Over Move Making Oregonians Pay Washington Sales Tax

Oregonians, say goodbye to your Washington sales tax break — at least as you’ve come to know it. Gone are the days of showing an Oregon ID at a Washington register and getting an automatic pass on sales tax. Oregonians Continue reading Oregon – Worries Over Move Making Oregonians Pay Washington Sales Tax

Multistate – Amazon Expands Sunday Delivery Practice in Seattle And Portland

SALT Report 3404 – Amazon and the USPS had previously started Sunday deliveries last fall in New York and Los Angeles. In May, 2014, 15 more cities were added to the agreement, however Portland and Seattle were not. The US Continue reading Multistate – Amazon Expands Sunday Delivery Practice in Seattle And Portland

Oregon – A Life Saving Governor

SALT Report 3350 – Pretty awesome story for a former emergency room doctor/governor.  Kitzhaber needs a cape. “The governor was driving to dinner shortly after 5 p.m. near Southwest Main and 13th Avenue when he saw “someone along the edge of Continue reading Oregon – A Life Saving Governor

Oregon – Exemption for Certain Biodiesel Blends

SALT Report 2793 – The Oregon State Legislature recently enacted legislation that provides an exemption from motor fuel excise taxes for certain blends of biodiesel fuel.  The exemption applies to diesel fuel that is blended with a minimum of 20% Continue reading Oregon – Exemption for Certain Biodiesel Blends

Oregon – Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Bill Introduced

2/25/2013 SALT Report 2183 – The Oregon State Legislature introduced a bill that would, if passed, enact sales and use tax provisions in the state by authorizing the Department of Revenue to enter into the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. … Continue reading Oregon – Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Bill Introduced