Capital Gains

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We need long-term structural reform to fuel economic recovery and stabilize Washington state’s public resources. A tax on some of the profits from the sale of corporate stocks, bonds, and other high-end financial assets would bolster health care, education, and other investments proven to build a strong economy.

 

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A Capital Reform: Using Capital Gains to Fuel Job Creation and Economic Prosperity in Washington State

To create jobs, spur long-term economic growth, and foster prosperity, Washington state desperately needs to rebuild our eroding education, public health, and community safety infrastructure. The state has a powerful, but untapped resource to accomplish this: capital gains. A modest tax on some capital gains would help fuel economic recovery and opportunity for future generations of Washingtonians...
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