Editorial: Nobody Likes Taxes. Do They?

I do not know that I have ever met anyone in my life that enjoys paying taxes. I know I do not! But I also know that if I did not pay taxes, many of the services we tend to take for granted would not exist. Such as police protection, fire protection, sidewalks, roads, welfare, … Continue reading Editorial: Nobody Likes Taxes. Do They?

Why is Sales Tax important?

Why is “Sales Tax” important to Jones? Because it is the primary source of revenue for the General Fund. Oklahoma is the only state in the Union where municipalities receive absolutely NO property/ad volrem taxes. In Oklahoma County these taxes go to the county, schools, and libraries. Jones, as well as every other municipality in … Continue reading Why is Sales Tax important?