Stories tagged: estate tax
SUNDAY, JAN. 18, 2015
Obama to propose tax rate changes
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union speech Tuesday to propose hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases on the wealthy, and to urge …
THURSDAY, OCT. 2, 2014, 11:37 A.M.
State Supreme Court upholds estate tax change
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld legislative changes to the state’s estate tax law that saved the state millions of dollars in refunds.
SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013
Olympia freeze showing signs of thaw
OLYMPIA – There are signs that the ice dam that is the Washington Legislature may be starting to melt after the glaciation of the regular and first special sessions. Such …
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013, 10:11 A.M.
Legislature approves a change in estate tax
OLYMPIA – With just hours to spare, the Senate passed and Gov. Jay Inslee signed a change in the estate tax designed to keep the state from paying out more …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
Estate tax plan moves forward in state Senate
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee, clearly frustrated over a lack of progress in budget negotiations and a plan to fix a problem with the estate tax, accused the Senate on …
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
House group OKs estate tax rewrite
OLYMPIA – With less than two weeks left in the special session and Gov. Jay Inslee urging them to “pick up the pace,” legislators showed some slight progress but faced …
FRIDAY, DEC. 4, 2009
House votes to extend estate tax
WASHINGTON – The House voted Thursday to extend indefinitely a 45 percent inheritance tax on estates larger than $3.5 million, canceling a one-year repeal of the tax set to begin …