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IP 28: Taxing Oregon Agriculture (Measure 97)

https://www.wilco.coop/ip-28-taxing-oregon-agriculture-measure-97/

IP 28 isn’t just about making sure “big out-of-state corporations” pay their fair share, it will also hit the pocket books of Oregon farmers. As drafted, IP 28 reflects a major change in the way Oregon taxes its businesses, by taxing based on sales rather than profits. In 2009 the Legislature increased the corporate minimum […]

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Ag Industry Gears Up to Oppose Gross Receipts Tax

https://www.wilco.coop/ag-industry-gears-up-to-oppose-gross-receipts-tax/

SALEM — The Oregon agricultural industry is gearing up for battle against a campaign to pass a corporate sales tax measure on the November ballot by shedding light on how the tax will affect individual companies and farmers. Under Initiative Petition 28, the Mt. Angel-based Wilco farm supplies and fuel cooperative faces a 1,388-percent increase […]