Stories tagged: tax revenue
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
State revenue inches up but impact on Washington budget debated
State tax revenue up slightly but budget writers don’t agree on what that means for taxes and spending overall.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Idaho oil and gas industry growing; new potential areas eyed
The amount of severance taxes generated by Idaho’s oil and gas industry is getting close to paying what it costs the state to regulate that industry.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Agriculture more important to Washington than high-tech
Agriculture still is an important economic driver in Washington, and unlike the high-tech industry, ag jobs can’t easily be shipped overseas.
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010, 5:29 a.m.
Wash. braces for another drop in tax collections
Washington lawmakers are bracing for a big drop in tax collections when the state’s chief economist delivers his new revenue forecast in Olympia.
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010
Idaho budget holes may get $80 million in patches
BOISE – The state’s modest economic recovery should help Idaho finish the fiscal year with $80 million more tax revenue than the 2010 Legislature predicted, if a new forecast holds …
Wed., March 10, 2010
Federal reform ban heads to Otter
Idaho lawmakers have sent Gov. Butch Otter legislation to ban the enforcement in Idaho of any federal requirement that all individuals and businesses purchase health insurance, and to require the …
Tue., March 9, 2010, 10:57 a.m.
IPTV budget cut, but not as much as Otter wanted
Idaho Public Television got its budget trimmed Tuesday, but the damage was far less than Gov. Butch Otter called for earlier - and Otter not only supported the plan, he’ll …
Fri., March 5, 2010, 11:38 a.m.
Idaho tax revenue is $41M behind estimates
Idaho has missed its tax revenue forecasts by a combined $41 million since December. House leaders confirmed that revenue fell more than $15 million short of February’s targets.