Washington needs an economic recovery that avoids reckless cuts to services, keeps money flowing in our communities, and builds an economy for everyone.
Washington has one of the most regressive tax systems in the entire the United States. This means those who are struggling the most are the most impacted by our upside down tax code.
Low- and middle-income Washingtonians to pay up to a 7 times higher percentage than the wealthy do in taxes. When individuals and businesses that are seeing record profits contribute more, everyone benefits.
This is the time to invest in our safety net, not unravel it.
- Email your legislators in support of progressive revenue HERE.
- Call your Representative/Senators office and say:
“Washington has one of the most regressive tax-systems in the entire nation. Now more than ever, we must seize the moment and flip our tax-code and stop disproportionately taxing our low-income neighbors. Low- and middle-income Washingtonians pay up to a 7x higher percentage than the wealthy do in taxes. When individuals and businesses that are seeing record profits contribute more, everyone benefits. Senator/Representative __________, please support bills that create revenue through means that lessen the demand on those struggling the most this year.”
By rebalancing our upside-down tax code, the wealthiest few will pay more in taxes.
Ensure money is flowing into our communities. In doing so, we can do that by avoiding reckless cuts to services, infrastructure, and jobs that we all depend on;
Pull together, as we have done in the past, to make sure that no matter what we look like or where we come from everyone has an opportunity to thrive;