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Friday, February 03, 2012

Washington lawmakers are considering a plan to make Oregonians who shop in the state pay sales tax.

Oregonians can usually just show their ID and businesses in Washington don't charge them a sales tax.
Washington lawmakers think they can make about $18 million by stopping that. Out-of-state shoppers would pay the sales tax and then they would need to go online and apply for a partial refund later. But to get it Oregonians would have to spend $384 or more within a year.

Read more at KATU.

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