May 10, 2011

New poll shows voter support to make it easier to end tax breaks

A new poll by KING TV in Seattle shows voters would be willing to remove the required two-thirds majority vote of the Legislature to end corporate tax breaks.

The poll showed that 55 percent of respondents support changing the definition of a tax increase to not include closing tax loopholes. Lawmakers say Initiative 1053 requires them to treat tax breaks like taxes.  So they’d need a two-thirds super majority to close any loopholes.

The KING 5 poll also showed that 61 percent of voters think the Legislature should consider reducing or ending tax breaks.

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