Budget & Tax

Where does Oklahoma rank on property taxes?

Oklahoma relies less on property taxes as a share of total state and local tax collections than most other states. With property taxes making up just 18.3% of state and local revenue, this puts Oklahoma fourth in the region, even though property taxes are more reliable and less volatile.

Curtis Shelton
July 11, 2018
Budget & Tax

June revenue collections set record high

June revenue collections reached record highs at $1.1 billion.

Curtis Shelton
July 10, 2018
Budget & Tax

Revenue going up according to Board of Equalization

The June meeting of the Board of Equalization certified $7.67 billion in state revenue, or $610 million more than the previous revenue certification in February.

Curtis Shelton
June 29, 2018
Budget & Tax

State pension benefits revealed

OCPA has expanded its data tools to include information on state retirement systems and total government finances.

Curtis Shelton
June 26, 2018
Budget & Tax

A look at the May economic report

The Oklahoma Treasurer’s Office released its monthly economic report this week highlighting May revenue collections.

Curtis Shelton
June 21, 2018
Budget & Tax

​Scamehorn drama shines spotlight on film subsidies

Despite allegations of sexual impropriety on the part of John Scamehorn, the Oklahoma Film and Music Office does not plan to change eligibility guidelines for those receiving taxpayer rebates for films produced in Oklahoma, said chief information officer Leslie Blair.

Stacy Martin
June 14, 2018
Budget & Tax

Where Oklahoma state spending ranks

Oklahoma is often characterized as a low-tax state, but as OCPA has already shown, Oklahoma has not been a historically low-tax state. In fact, when data on total state spending are analyzed, Oklahoma comes in at 33 among the 50 states.

Curtis Shelton
June 5, 2018
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