Oklahoma Limits on Property Tax Assessment, State Question 675 (1996)
The Oklahoma Limits on Property Tax Assessment Amendment, also known as State Question 675, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure limited the percentage of fair cash value at which property was assessed to between 11 and 13.5 percent for land and between 10 and 15 percent for personal property.
|Oklahoma State Question 675 (1996)|
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The ballot summary appeared as:
|“||This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Section 8 of Article 10. It changes the way property is assessed for tax purposes. It would modify the percentage used to assess property. This measure would limit the percentage of fair cash value at which property may be assessed. The percentage for land would not be more than 13.5% nor less than 11%. The percentage for personal property would not be more than 15% nor less than 10%. The people may vote to increase the percentage. These limits would apply only to locally assessed property. These limits would not apply to all property. Property assessed by the State Board of Equalization would use a different percentage. The percentage used by the State Board to make assessments would be the percentage used on January 1, 1996.||”|
The full text of the measure can be read here.
- Oklahoma 1996 ballot measures
- 1996 ballot measures
- List of Oklahoma ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oklahoma
- Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed November 21, 2014
- Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 675," accessed November 21, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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