Some OAB PAC Contribution
Q & A:
Here’s how it works:
- Q: How do I contribute to the OAB PAC?
- A: You can write a check or contribute with a Visa or a Master Card.
- Q:Does a contribution to the OAB PAC reduce my taxes?
- A:No. It is a tax “credit,” and it enables you direct how you want a portion of your Oregon State Income Taxes invested.
In the State of Oregon you can receive a tax CREDIT of $50 for an individual taxpayer or $100 for a couple. Every employed person in Oregon will pay Oregon State Income Taxes.
EXAMPLE: If you contribute $50 to the OAB PAC, and you owed $50 in Oregon State income taxes you would not pay any more taxes because you’d already pre-paid your taxes; or, if you owed $100 in taxes you would only pay $50 because you would already pre-paid $50 of the taxes you owed; and further, if at the end of the year you didn’t owe any taxes at all you would receive a refund of the $50 you had pre-paid.
Contributing to OAB PAC is basically free, because it is money you will have to pay to the State of Oregon anyway, the only difference is if you contribute $50 or $100 to the OAB PAC you can designate that amount of money be used to advocate for the broadcast issues that are important in protecting your industry and your job.
If you have any questions about the OAB PAC, or about the OAB and how and what we do for our industry and our members please contact Keith Shipman at the OAB office. The phone numbers are 503-443-2299 and his email is firstname.lastname@example.org.