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OKG Newsletter

Topic: oklahoma policy institute

Oklahoma is not OK

Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
In support of Republican plans to eliminate the state income tax, the deranged Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs claims that “states with no income tax and with the lowest overall tax burdens consistently outperform the high-tax states, the national average and Oklahoma.” (Commentary, “Point: Phase out state personal income tax,” Feb. 1, Oklahoma Gazette).
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Tax credits worth saving


Gene Perry
Are the hundreds of thousands of families in Oklahoma who make less than $50,000 a year a “special interest”?
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The gap

Oklahoma’s haves and have-nots grow further apart.


Rachel Curtis
Hundreds of thousands of middle- and lower-income Oklahomans this tax season will claim credits that the state Legislature considered eliminating only last year. With 17 percent of Oklahoma City’s residents living below the poverty level of $15,510 for a family of two, losing the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Sales Tax Relief Credit and Child Tax Credit would impact a significant portion of the metro’s most vulnerable families.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013