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Non-centralized collection efforts may jeopardize Oklahoma’s participation in streamlined sales tax compact, panel told (access required)

Efforts by Oklahoma municipalities to handle their own sales tax collection efforts, rather than relying on the Oklahoma Tax Commission, could affect the state’s participation in the streamlined sales tax compact, legislators were told Wednesday. Former Iowa House Speaker Christopher Rants, now with the Main Street Fairness Coalition, which advocates for states to join the compact, said that legislative organizations …

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Fallin names members to sales tax task force (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin has appointed her share of members to a municipal sales tax task force created this year in SB 216, by Sen. Susan Paddack and Rep. Ron Peters. “It’s important to ensure transparency and accountability in the collection and distribution of sales taxes to our cities and towns,” Fallin said. “Additionally, I always welcome input into how our government …

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