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Oklahoma Tax Collection Practices Under Debate

Indirect Tax, VAT Tax Rates December 27, 2010

The ThinkerAn Oklahoma Think Tank, The Oklahoma Academy, is recommending the state reconsider how it collects taxes. The group is a statewide, private, nonpartisan research and catalyst organization that focuses on public policy issues that have a direct impact on the state. It develops policy and community recommendations through town hall conferences.

The organization is making several recommendations including:

  • broadening the sales tax base by including personal and professional services,
  • lowering the sales tax rate;
  • retroactive sunset provisions on all sales tax exemptions.

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