Oklahoma Tax Exemption Application, State Question 741 (2008)
The Oklahoma Tax Exemption Application Amendment, also known as State Question 741, was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required persons or businesses to file an application for property tax exemptions the first time.
|Oklahoma State Question 741 (2008)|
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The official ballot title appeared as:
|“||This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It would add a new Section 22A to Article 10. This section is related to exemptions from property taxes. It would require a person or business to file an application for an exemption. No exemption could be granted prior to filing an application. The Legislature may write laws to carry out the provisions of this section.||”|
The full text of the measure can be read here.
According to arguments made by the National Taxpayers Union, State Question No. 741 is a constitutional amendment that would require a person or business to file an application in order to be considered for a property tax exemption. Adding bureaucratic hassles to the tax burden already faced by small businesses could sap time that would be better spent on growing an operation.
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- Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed December 2, 2014
- Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 741," accessed December 2, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- National Taxpayers Union
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