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Oregon could add $15 tax to some kids’ bikes A Legislative committee that came up with Oregon’s first-in-the-nation bicycle tax wants to expand it to some children’s bikes Check out this story on.

Wrong. Oregon – a state known for its avid bicycling culture – just approved the nation’s first statewide bicycle tax. The new excise tax will require consumers to pay $15 for bikes that cost over.

SALEM, Ore. (BRAIN) – The Oregon Department of Revenue has collected $34,065 from bike retailers for the state’s bike tax, which went into effect Jan. 1.The figure equates to taxes collected on the sale of 2,271 bikes, a fraction of the number of bikes sold in a state of 4.1 million.

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Oregon might be the first state to introduce a specific tax on new bicycles, if a massive state transportation bill is passed. Within the 298 pages of recommendations for improving Oregon’s roads.

Hang on to your helmets, Oregon cyclists: A new tax on bicycles takes effect in the beaver state starting jan. 1, 2018. It may surprise some that lawmakers in Oregon, a state with no sales tax, decided to tax the sale of bicycles. Certainly, the move wasn’t without controversy.

Oregon Legislature Passes Gas Tax, Includes Bike Tax After Gov. Kate Brown signs the comprehensive funding package, Oregon will be the eighth state this year to approve legislation to increase its gas tax and the first ever to add a bike tax to fund bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

Oregon’s Bicycle Tax, and What We’re Doing About It. As of January 1 2018, the Oregon Department of Revenue requires we collect a $15 excise tax on all new bicycles with wheels 26 or larger which are propelled exclusively by human power and have a retail purchase price of $200 or more.

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In Oregon, a state known for its avid bicycling culture, the state Legislature’s approval of the first statewide bike tax in the nation has fallen flat with riders. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown is.

In approving a $5.3 billion transportation package, Oregon’s state legislature passed the first bike tax in the nation. And in a state that’s known for its cycling culture, it’s not sitting well with.