Recent Oregonian/OregonLive stories about a proposal to cancel state tax breaks included in the federal CARES Act focus on how these breaks benefit the “top 1%” in Oregon – Oregonians who earn more than $500,000 or businesses with revenue of more than $25 million.
As a broad-based and statewide business association in Oregon, OBI has members in all four corners of our state, representing virtually every industry you can think of and employing individuals who are representative of the rich diversity of Oregon’s population.
WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris said on Thursday that the 2.5 million women who have left the work force since the beginning of the pandemic constituted a “national emergency” that could be addressed by the Biden administration’s coronavirus relief plan.
Although we couldn’t meet in person, we still deliver the information our members value from our annual gatherings: an update from our board leaders about OBI’s priorities in the 2021 legislative session.
Thousands of Oregonians remain unemployed, businesses shuttered, and family incomes unstable. The public health impacts from COVID-19 top most Oregonians’ list of concerns. And even with a vaccine beginning to roll out, the end of the pandemic is likely many months away.
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing and the public barred from the Capitol, a majority of Oregonians believe state legislators should focus on priorities, take care of critical business and leave broad legislative agendas for another time, according to a poll conducted early this month.
Moss Adams’ tax experts Rob O’Neill and Ryan Kuenzi address the potential impacts of President-elect Joe Biden’s tax plan on federal tax laws, as well as local impacts to be aware of.