By Dale Denwalt The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – A Denver-based gas pipeline company claims assessors in nine counties overvalued its property by half a billion dollars. DCP Midstream filed separate lawsuits against the western Oklahoma counties after challenging its ...Read More »
Among the half-dozen state questions on the Nov. 6 general election ballot is a SQ 766, which would exempt all intangible personal property from ad valorem taxation.Read More »
Tulsa trial judge wrong to grant summary judgment to low-income housing company in property tax protest, appellate court rules
A unanimous panel of the Court of Civil Appeals held Tuesday that a trial judge erred in granting summary judgment to the owners of Legacy at Riverview, a Tulsa low-income housing complex, in a property tax dispute.Read More »
In addition to legislative, congressional and local races, when Oklahoma voters go to the polls in November, they will decide the fates of six state questions—all the result of legislative measures—ranging from revamping the Oklahoma Human Services Commission to restricting ...
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With opposing lawmakers saying the plan could cost millions of dollars in property tax revenue to schools, counties and other government entities, senators Tuesday morning approved a plan to exempt all intangible personal property from ad valorem taxation.
Tagged with: Dan Newberry Earl Garrison intangible personal property Jim Wilson Judy Eason-McIntyre Marie Price Mike Mazzei Oklahoma Supreme Court property tax Roger Ballenger SB 1436 SJR 52 Tom InvesterRead More »
It is not unheard of for tempers to flare up as Oklahoma lawmakers sprint toward deadlines. Some issues do not make it out of committee or receive a hearing on the House or Senate floor for one reason or another. ...
Tagged with: Brian Bingman Cory Williams Dale DeWitt David Dank Fred Jordan George Faught HB 2155 HJR 1001 Jeff Hickman Jim Wilson Kris Steele Marie Price Mike Mazzei Mike Reynolds Personhood property tax Richard Morrissette SB 1433 senior freeze state auditor T.W. Shannon Tom Ivester workers' compensationRead More »
Lawmakers in both houses moved along several tax bills Wednesday, including HB 3061, which outlines Gov. Mary Fallin’s income tax-reduction proposal.Read More »
Oklahoma schools would not lose money under a ballot measure that would freeze property valuations for Oklahomans 65 years of age or older, Rep. David Dank, R-Oklahoma City, said Thursday. As it came out of the House last year, HJR 1001, ...Read More »
Senate substitute measure would freeze property valuation of taxpayers 65 or older with gross incomes up to 125 percent of county median
As it came to the Senate Finance Committee, HJR 1001 would have eliminated the income cap necessary for Oklahomans 65 years of age or older to qualify for a freeze on the valuation of the fair cash value of their ...Read More »
Following is the third in a series of articles in which state leaders’ give their take on issues for the upcoming legislative session. Senate Democratic Leader Sean Burrage: Sen. Sean Burrage, D-Claremore, was recently selected by his caucus to succeed ...Read More »