Budget & Tax

Jonathan Small | February 16, 2014

Another revenue record

Jonathan Small

OCPA has written here, here, and here that state tax collections and spending are at all-time highs.

A review of the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s “Daily Report of Taxes Collected” as of January 31, 2014 reveals that the state is on pace to set yet another record for tax collections in the current fiscal year. According to the report, year-to-date, the Tax Commission has collected more than has ever been collected year-to-date in prior years, even surpassing the unsustainably high collections before the recession.


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Jonathan Small President

Jonathan Small


Jonathan Small, C.P.A., serves as President and joined the staff in December of 2010. Previously, Jonathan served as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, as a fiscal policy analyst and research analyst for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and as director of government affairs for the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Small’s work includes co-authoring “Economics 101” with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Dr. Wayne Winegarden, and his policy expertise has been referenced by The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, National Review, the L.A. Times, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His weekly column “Free Market Friday” is published by the Journal Record and syndicated in 27 markets. A recipient of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s prestigious Private Sector Member of the Year award, Small is nationally recognized for his work to promote free markets, limited government and innovative public policy reforms. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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