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The Skanner Report
The Oregon Center for Public Policy
Published: 18 April 2011

The income group in Oregon that pays the highest share of their income to state and local taxes: Lowest-income taxpayers.

The income group in Oregon that pays the lowest share of their income to state and local taxes: Highest-income taxpayers.

Oregon state and local general revenue as a share of income in 1988: 15.4 percent.

Oregon state and local general revenue as a share of income in 2008: 14.9 percent.

Oregon state and local government spending as a share of income in 1988 14.7 percent.

Oregon state and local government spending as a share of income in 2008: 15.6 percent.

Share of Oregon income taxes paid by corporations in 1973-75: 18.5 percent.

Share of Oregon income taxes corporations are projected to pay in 2011-13: 6.9 percent.

Anticipated state revenue from personal income taxes in 2011-13: $12 billion.

Anticipated state revenue from the Oregon Lottery in 2011-13: $1.1 billion.

Anticipated revenue from corporate income taxes in 2011-13: $898 million.

2009 federal poverty line for a family of four: $21,947.

Of the 42 states with income taxes, the number that taxed the income of a family of four living at the poverty line in 2009: 13.

State income tax paid in Oregon by a family of four living at the poverty line in 2009: $200.

Oregon's rank in taxing the income of a family of four living at the poverty line in 2009:

6th highest.

The share of Oregon's total capital gains income in 2008 that went to the wealthiest 1 percent of taxpayers: 68 percent.

The cost of Governor Kitzhaber's proposal to give preferential tax treatment to income from capital gains in 2011-13: $25 million.

Cost during 2011-13 budget period of the "accelerated" or "bonus" depreciation corporate tax cut enacted by the Oregon legislature in March 2011: $93 million.

Cost during 2011-13 budget period of the income tax cut scheduled to take effect in January 2012 for the wealthiest 4 percent of Oregonians: $134 million.

Cost during the 2011-13 budget period to increase Oregon's Earned Income Tax Credit from 6 percent of the federal credit to 9 percent: $43.4 million.

Cost to Oregon of the home mortgage interest deduction in the 2007-09 budget period:

$884.5 million.

Projected cost to Oregon of the home mortgage interest deduction in the 2009-11 budget period:

$1.3 billion.

Projected cost to Oregon of the home mortgage interest deduction in the 2011-13 budget period: $1.6 billion.

Increase in the cost of the home mortgage interest deduction from 2007-09 to 2011-13:

84 percent.

Share of Oregon taxpayers getting no benefit from the home mortgage interest deduction in 2008: 61 percent.

Cost of film tax credits sold for tax year 2010 to raise money for film subsidies:

$7.5 million.

Average profit from the purchase of 2010 film tax credits: 6.9 percent.

Share of profits from film credit purchases going to the wealthiest 5 percent of Oregon taxpayers in tax year 2008: 87 percent.

Profit earned by Ryan Finley, the largest purchaser of film credits for tax year 2010, from his purchase: $94,737.

Number of movies or TV shows Ryan Finley made in Oregon in 2010: 0.

State with the lowest combined state and local business taxes as a share of the economy in 2009, according to the Council on State Taxation (COST): Oregon, tied with Delaware and North Carolina.

State that in 2009 provided the greatest "value" to businesses from the taxes they paid, according to COST: Oregon, tied with Maryland.

Intel revenues in 1996: $20.8 billion.

Amount of Oregon corporate income taxes Intel disclosed it paid in 1996: $54 million.

Intel revenues in 2010: $43.6 billion.

Amount of Oregon corporate income taxes Intel disclosed it paid in 2010: Intel hasn't disclosed.



For the points of reference to all these statistics, please visit www.ocpp.org

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