New Oklahoma tribal tobacco tax rate recommended

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is being urged to adopt a single tax rate for the sale of tobacco at tribal retailers.

The commission currently has seven rates and tax stamps. Non-Indian retailers say one should be used to "level the playing field" with tribal retailers.

Non-Indian retailers pay a tax of $1.03 per pack. Tribal rates range from 6 cents to 86 cents per pack.

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Single tribal tobacco tax rate suggested (The Tulsa World 11/14)
Simpler tobacco tax favored (The Oklahoman 11/14)

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