Washington is one of seven states without a state income tax. Instead, residents have been allowed to deduct the sales tax they pay, but only on a temporary basis. In 2010, Congress approved an extension for the 2010 and 2011 tax years, but would need to do so again to extend the deduction for 2012 and beyond.
Signing on with Gregoire on Tuesday were the governors from Florida, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming.
More Northwest Headlines
Court denies Medina millionaire’s release from Montana jail Anti-wildlife trafficking initiative qualifies for ballot 2 Yakima County men sentenced for killing eagles USGS awards $4M in Northwest, California for earthquake early warning systems Commuter train hits vehicle in Puyallup, kills 1 woman Ex-tribal police chief pleads guilty to stealing from Swinomish Tribe Hearing Friday on suit over Kurt Cobain death-scene photos Guilty plea in crash through Sammamish home that killed 2
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.