• An administrative system for workers’ comp: NFIB/Oklahoma successfully fought to replace our court-based workers’ compensation system, which was adversarial and expensive, with an administrative system.
  • Income tax relief: NFIB/Oklahoma supported a reduction in the state personal income tax rate, lowering Oklahoma’s top rate to 5.0% in 2015, and down to 4.85% in 2016 if state revenue growth targets are met. While the federal government raises taxes, this helps Oklahoma small business owners remain competitive in a tough economy.
  • Stronger unemployment laws: The Legislature made changes to our unemployment laws that improved the definition of employee “misconduct,” giving employers more leeway when dealing with underperforming workers.
  • Moving CompSource to the private sector: Supported legislation that removes CompSource from state government while ensuring that it will continue to be a vital resource for workers' compensation insurance to Oklahoma’s small business community.
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    NFIB/Oklahoma 2013 Legislative Victories

    Date: June 19, 2013

    • An administrative system for workers’ comp: NFIB/Oklahoma successfully fought to replace our court-based workers’ compensation system, which was adversarial and expensive, with an administrative system.
    • Income tax relief: NFIB/Oklahoma supported a reduction in the state personal income tax rate, lowering Oklahoma’s top rate to 5.0% in 2015, and down to 4.85% in 2016 if state revenue growth targets are met. While the federal government raises taxes, this helps Oklahoma small business owners remain competitive in a tough economy.
    • Stronger unemployment laws: The Legislature made changes to our unemployment laws that improved the definition of employee “misconduct,” giving employers more leeway when dealing with underperforming workers.
    • Moving CompSource to the private sector: Supported legislation that removes CompSource from state government while ensuring that it will continue to be a vital resource for workers' compensation insurance to Oklahoma’s small business community.

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