Oklahoma Governor Signs Income Tax Cut Bill Into Law - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS: Politics

Oklahoma Governor Signs Income Tax Cut Bill Into Law

Posted: Updated:
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed an income tax cut measure into law.

It will gradually lower Oklahoma's top income tax rate from 5.25 percent to 4.85 percent over several years. The cuts are dependent upon revenue triggers, meaning Oklahoma's general revenue collections must increase before cuts take effect. The earliest they could take effect is in 2016.

Read Senate Bill 1246

Fallin signed the measure Monday. It's one of her top goals for the 2014 Legislature.

Fallin says it will put more than $200 million into the economy each year and make Oklahoma a better place to do business, meaning more opportunities and jobs for Oklahoma families and more revenue for core government services.

The average cut at the 4.85 percent rate will be $158 per year.

 

Live Radar

ESP Interactive

Featured

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.