Portland area income taxes on high-earners could soar to highest in nation, study finds

If a host of ballot measures on new taxes succeed this fall, high-earning Portland workers could pay the highest income taxes in America, a new study finds.

This year’s November ballot has four tax measures for Portland and Multnomah County voters to consider: a $4 billion transportation measure, a $387 million Multnomah County Library bond, a $239 million park operating levy, and a $133 million countywide free preschool measure.

Those measures follow metro housing and homeless services bonds passed last year which proponents say are desperately needed.

A new study by Ernst & Young
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