New laws in Oklahoma will help save on taxes and reform a state agency.
Oklahoman's voted to approve two property tax breaks in November, but they go into effect today. Another law on the books for the first of the year is a change in how the Department of Human Services reports neglect and abuse.
Voters approved a lower cap for how much property value can increase in a single year. The previous cap was at 5 percent and is now at 3 percent. As of today state assessed businesses can write off their intangible property from state ad valorem taxes.
Posted: 05/07/13 - DURANT, Okla. – Regent Terry Matlock will deliver remarks at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Spring Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at Paul Laird Field. The ceremony (for all schools) will begin at 10 a.m. A reception will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Visual & Performing Arts Center. Read More
Posted: 05/06/13 - SHERMAN, TEXAS—Members of the Austin College Class of 2013 are counting down the days until graduation—with both excitement and trepidation. Austin College President Marjorie Hass will present diplomas to more than 340 bachelor’s degree candidates and 18 Master of Arts in Teaching degree candidates who will take part in graduation events May 18 and 19 on campus. Read More