Anti-tax activist Don McIntire, who fundamentally changed Oregon's system of property taxation, has died.

Details of McIntire's death are still unclear, says his longtime colleague, Jason Williams, with whom McIntire founded the Taxpayer Association of Oregon in 2000.

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wrote Measure 5
Measure 5, which introduced tax rate limits, was passed in 1990 and became effective in the 1991-92 tax year. When fully implemented in 1995-96, Measure 5 cut tax rates an average of 51 percent from their 1990-91 levels.
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