Oklahoma State Income Tax

StudioTulsa
1:27 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Jonathan Willner, an Economist at OCU, Rejects Calls by OK Politicians to Omit the State Income Tax

Aired Friday, March 30th.

Should we --- could we --- really do away with the personal income tax here in Oklahoma? The State Legislature is now considering various proposals to reduce and/or eliminate the state's personal income tax; these proposals are largely based on a study prepared for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs by economist (and former Reagan administration economic advisor) Arthur Laffer and his colleagues. But what if this study is, in fact, bogus? That's the claim now being made by a number of well-respected economists across the state.

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