House Finance chair floats $2.25B tax on Washington’s billionaires — mostly Bezos
Carlyle tries again to slow the revolving door to the lobby
Most of the taxation buzz in Olympia this year has been about a capital gains tax and some type of carbon taxation. But suppose the Legislature decided to go directly after the really big fish — the state’s billionaires.
That’s exactly where House Finance Chair Noel Frame went on Wednesday. Her House Bill 1406 would impose a 1 percent annual wealth tax o…