Border Effect, Weed Edition

The border effect, or the border tax effect, is a very real. Our office has previously written about it regarding sin/vice taxes, retail sales in the Gorge, and a broader look at Oregon-Washington taxes, including an academic paper I, along with my co-author Portland...

Free Tax Help For Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local veterans are getting some help with their taxes this week at Liberty Tax. The tax office is holding Military Appreciation Week. Any veteran, who’s a new customer at the tax office can get their taxes done this week for free....

Lane County To Propose Pot Tax

EUGENE, Ore.– The vote to legalize marijuana in Oregon is just around the corner, and local governments are considering imposing a tax should Measure 91 pass in November. For the first time, Lane County commissioners will present their proposed ordinance....

Activists to Hold Tax Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Local activists will rally in front of the downtown post office on Tuesday, with the message that taxes should pay for human needs, not war. Every year, local activists rally in front of the post office on tax day. They’re asking taxpayers...
May 13 – Evening Update

May 13 – Evening Update

The local headline update for Friday, May 13: Tim Chuey: Mostly cloudy tonight with a slight (20%) chance of showers late, mostly cloudy Saturday AM, partly cloudy in the afternoon with a (40%) chance of showers (under 0.10 in. of rain possible), mostly cloudy with...