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Infographic: Why Taxing Capital Gains Would Be Good for Washington State

Posted by Andy Nicholas at Feb 10, 2015 07:35 PM |

The conversations around proposed legislation to tax capital gains are picking up steam in the Washington state Legislature. The infographic below provides even more detailed information about why this tax would be good for our state economy—as well as responses to some of the common myths about it.

(Click on the image below to view the entire infographic)
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And for more information about capital gains, visit our capital gains webpage.
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