Off-shore tax havens mean fewer teachers in Oregon classrooms

We talk a lot about corporations not paying their fair share. Here’s what we mean: Corporate taxes are at historic lows, both as a share of their pre-tax profits and as compared to the size of the U.S. economy. The biggest corporations are the best at dodging taxes, and they also receive huge tax breaks… Read more »

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Their tax break, our loss

It’s no secret that some of the world’s largest and most profitable corporations are also the most adept at finding ways to get out of paying the taxes they owe. When they aren’t paying Oregon’s already low minimum corporate tax, they’re taking billions of dollars in corporate subsidies and using every loophole out there to… Read more »

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There’s more to the big corporate tax story

Here we go again. This weekend, the Oregonian wrote their first of likely many editorials opposing the idea that big corporations should pay their fair share in taxes. I doubt you’re surprised, as after all, the Oregonian has editorialized against increases in the minimum wage and paid sick days for Oregon workers; they endorsed George… Read more »

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Corporate profits are growing at our expense

Some of the world’s largest corporations are getting away with not paying their fair share in taxes. In Oregon, most corporations pay the minimum tax and our corporate minimums are low. To make the tax disparity even worse, many corporations use every trick in the book to avoid paying the low taxes they owe. For… Read more »

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Oregon families pay, so why don’t corporations?

Corporate profits have been steadily increasing since 2008. Today, they’re higher than ever — literally. Profits are rising, but the taxes that some of the largest corporations pay aren’t keeping pace. Working families, on the other hand, are doing our part — we work hard and we pay the taxes we owe. So why are wealthy corporations… Read more »

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And, we’re off!

All around the state, parents, teachers, small businesses, leaders and organizations gathered to launch A Better Oregon, and tell the biggest corporations that it’s time to pay their fair share! “Working families do their part to support our communities every year, but in Oregon, large and out-of-state corporations don’t. A Better Oregon will make big… Read more »

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Let’s Build A Better Oregon

Join us Saturday, October 3rd, to send a clear message: It’s time for big corporations to pay their fair share! A Better Oregon will have events all over the state. If you aren’t near Portland, come on out to the location nearest you: RSVP on Facebook Portland Jamison Square Park, in front of Wells Fargo… Read more »

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