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State revenue forecast for 2017-19 budget grows by $288 million

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2017–19 state budget have increased by about $288 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“The national economic trends we’ve identified in recent forecasts are holding relatively steady, while the state economy is slightly stronger than expected in June” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director. “This quarter’s update reflects these modest changes.”

Q&A about tax and fee proposal notifications

Questions and answers about tax & fee proposal notifcations sent out by OFM as required by I-960.

Tax & fee proposals (I-960)

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