Oklahoma does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem.
Our representatives must cut the State budget, fund what is essential - like roads, courts, and law enforcement - and then carve away at the rest.
A proposed discriminatory tax increase on cigarettes ( HB2372) failed in the Oklahoma House this week. However, since it received a majority vote (thanks to some of our own legislators), it will be on the ballot in November 2018.
Two more tax-increase bills to defeat are HB2403 and HB2347 which together limit itemized tax deductions and change the way gross, taxable income is calculated, so
Tax Shake Down
Oklahoma Tax Shakedown Oklahomans pay more income tax. Additionally, Governor Fallin wants to charge sales tax on over 150 services such as funerals, insurance, utility bills, even child care and nursing home services.
Contact your State Representative TODAY and tell them to vote NO on these and all proposed tax increases. Oklahoma needs to cut spending, NOT increase taxes!