Issue Brief A New Business Tax Structure in Washington State?

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November 29, 2022
9:00 AM -
10:00 AM

Join GSI and the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce to hear from Tommy Gantz, AWB's Government Affairs Director for Tax & Fiscal Policy, and Manufacturing about recent actions from the Washington State Tax Structure Working Group!

Tommy will answer many questions about the proposals coming from tha group, including:

  • What is the TSWG? Who’s on it?

  • What is a margin tax? How does it differ from a B&O tax?

  • What did the TSWG recommend moving forward with? What were the specifics in the proposal?

  • What does that mean for this legislative session? Where is AWB on these proposals?



Tommy Gantz is AWB’s director of governmental affairs on Tax & Fiscal Policy, and Manufacturing. She joined AWB in December of 2019.

Gantz came to AWB from the private sector, most recently as a supply chain strategy analyst for Boeing Global Services in Renton, where she evaluated markets and trends while communicating strategy and evaluating performance metrics.

Gantz is active in community leadership roles. She serves on the Aerospace Futures Alliance as the chair of the business development committee. She is networking chair of Royal Aeronautical Society’s Seattle chapter and the outreach chair of the Women in Aviation’s Seattle chapter.

She is a member of the King County Airport Authority Board and is a longtime docent at the Museum of Flight, with nearly 1,000 hours of volunteer service. She is also a member of the Museum of Flight’s Speaker’s Bureau.

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