capital gains tax

Policy Today podcast: A new capital gains tax for Washington state?

With proposals for implementing a state capital gains tax making the rounds in the Legislature, we discuss what a capital gains tax is, what the proposals are, and how they would affect Washington state.

Click here for our recent analysis of the capital gains tax proposals.

New Special Report: Proposals For A State Capital Gains Tax

We're out today with a Special Report looking at proposals in the Legislature for a state capital gains tax. You can read it here.

Here are some highlights:

Governor's proposed capital gains tax: Considering possible negative consequences

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As Kriss wrote yesterday, the governor's budget includes a new capital gains tax  (link to detail on governor's web page is currently down). The essence: