Tax breaks and Olympia Democrats

Tax breaks and Olympia Democrats
Boeing 787 takes off on test flight from Paine Field in Everett, Wash, on March 25, 2013. (Photo: Joshua Trujillo, Seattlepi.com)

A sales tax break for customizing large aircraft is being debated in the Olympia legislature. One is HB 1707 which would exempt interior customization of large aircraft like the kind Boeing builds from paying sales tax when they are customized for private owners. HB 1707 has the support of House Speaker Frank Chopp (D-Seattle).