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Tax Literacy For Immigrants

OPB | March 21, 2013

Getting your taxes done right is complicated enough if you're a lifelong, English-speaking native. What about if you've recently moved here from another country?

Live from Salem

OPB | May 13, 2011

We'll broadcast live from the Capitol the day after the May revenue forecast is released to talk about what these numbers mean for the state budget going forward.

Proposed Tax Increases in Eugene and Baker County

OPB | May 11, 2011

We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.

Stiffing the State

OPB | May 27, 2010

How has the state been shorted nearly $2 billion in taxes and fees... and why is it so hard to collect?

66 and 67 Have Passed. Now What?

OPB | Jan. 27, 2010

What does the passage of measures 66 and 67 mean for Oregon?

Tax Referrals

OPB | Sept. 25, 2009

How would the tax referrals expected in January affect you if they pass? What if they fail?

Northwest Passages: Naseem Rakha

OPB | Sept. 17, 2009

Journalist turned novelist Naseem Rahka takes on murder, retribution, and forgiveness.

Rx: Role of Employers

OPB | July 29, 2009

Should employers be responsible for providing healthcare?

Which Protests Work?

OPB | July 13, 2009

Of all the many ways to express dissent, what works best and why?

Taxing Questions

OPB | June 11, 2009

What does tax "fairness" mean to you?

Total Tax Makeover

OPB | March 25, 2009

Does Oregon need a tax overhaul?

Changing the Kicker

OPB | March 18, 2009

Should Oregon's kicker go to the rainy day fund instead of back to taxpayers?