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Capital gains tax Q&A

Governor Inslee is proposing a capital gains tax on the sale of stocks, bonds and other assets to increase the share of state taxes paid by Washington’s wealthiest taxpayers. The state would apply a 9 percent tax to capital gains earnings above $25,000 for individuals and $50,000 for joint filers.

State revenue projection for 2017–19 increased by $348 million

Revenue forecast for 2019–21 budget increased by $443 million

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2017–19 state budget have increased by nearly $348 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“With positive adjustments to both state personal income and employment, we have revised the latest forecast upward slightly,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director.

Agency budget requests now available online

You can now view operating budget requests that state agencies and higher education institutions have submitted to us for consideration in Gov. Inslee's 2019–21 biennial budget proposal:

Agency Budget Requests

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