Category Archives: Legislative Update

 

Another Reason to Keep the Capital Gains Exemption

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Jorie Helms
  For the past several days, there has been a movement at the House of Representatives to try and pass SB 1086, a bill to remove the exemption on Capital Gains.  A lot of attention has been given the issue because the consultant hired to eva...
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POINT OF VIEW | HOMEBUILDERS ESPECIALLY HARD HIT

Posted on March 13, 2017 by Jorie Helms
No to taxing services BY DAN REEVES     Recent news stories have focused on the massive tax increase proposed by Gov. Fallin. As president of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Associati...
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Congress Reinstates Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Posted on December 22, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
In a major victory for home building firms and other small businesses across the land, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive health care package which includes a provision to allow employers to provide Health Reimbursement ...
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Legislative Report: Tax Credits are gone … ☹

Posted on July 27, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
With fitting artistic depictions of historical Oklahoma events, the Tulsa delegation meets with State Sen. J.J. Dossett, from left, Tulsa HBA executive vice president Jeffrey Smith, John Madden and Lana Nelson.   Editor's note: This Legis...
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Session and Election

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Mike Means
Well the 2016 Legislative session has ended and the scorecards are coming out.  Most of the ones I have seen rate the session as a C.  When I was in school I did not like to see a C, I wanted A's and B's.  I am sure most legislators would agree. ...
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Legislative Update: It’s bad news/good news with 1 week to go

Posted on May 24, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
By Mike Means Executive Vice President   OSHBA Members:   Last week was the next to last week of the session.  The legislature worked fast and furious trying different revenue raising measures as they tried to close the $1.3 Bill...
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