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Social Media
Accounts Reached
Unique Users
Seeing Message
Interaction
With Campaign
Video Views
11,300,000 Social Media
Accounts Reached
1,492,100 Unique Users
Seeing Message
1,505,400 Interaction
With Campaign
1,264,645 Video Views

LATEST BLOGS

So far, more than 200,000 apply for exemption from the state’s long-term-care fund
By ELIZABETH HOVDE  | 
Oct 22, 2021

Here are the latest numbers related to applications for exemption from the WA Cares Fund, supplied to me by Washington state's Employment Security Department. Read more about the WA Cares Fund, the state’s mandatory long-term-care program and payroll tax, on the state’s website and in my prior blogs and opinion pieces

Exemption Statistics as of Oct. 21, 2021

  • Total exemption applications received: 227,402

  • Approved applications: 61,785

  • Incomplete applications: 624

  • Total applications processed: 62,409

  • Applications processed as percentage of total: 27.4%

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High Income Earners Already Pay Their "Fair Share"
By ROGER STARK  | 
Oct 21, 2021

The Biden Administration’s massive welfare give away, “Build Back Better,” is currently being negotiated in Congress. One of the original funding mechanisms was raising taxes on the rich to the point where they pay their “fair share.” In spite of the political left obsessing over the issue, no one has clearly defined exactly what the term means.

Let’s look at actual numbers and see who pays what in income taxes in the United States.

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Your cell phone taxes are going up, AGAIN
By MARK HARMSWORTH  | 
Oct 20, 2021

A recently published study by Scott Mackey and Ulrik Boesen at the Tax Foundation, highlights that Washington State has increased cell phone taxes another 0.5% in 2021, bringing the total to 20.02%, the third highest in the nation.

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