Several government and nonprofit agencies provide information that allows us to compare Oklahoma tax and A detailed financial plan for a fiscal year or other period. It specifies sources of... data with other state and national figures. Here are some that may prove especially useful.
- The U.S. Census Bureau collects and publishes information on federal, state and local government finances and employment each year and completes a more detailed census of governments every five years.
- The National Conference of State Legislatures represents state legislators from across the country and publishes many annual reports and special studies.
- The National Association of State Budget Officers completes several annual surveys of state finances and publishes reports on state budget processes and budget condition.
- The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities researches the impact of public policy on low- and middle-income households. The State Budget and Tax page summarizes state fiscal conditions and makes recommendations to improve state finances. CBPP also coordinates the State Priorities Partnership, a national network of state-based think-tanks (including Oklahoma Policy Institute) that focus on state budget and taxes
- The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy conducts studies on tax fairness and who actually pays taxes, as well as compiling tax reports from states.
- The Tax Policy Center is jointly operated by the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute. It conducts independent analyses of tax proposals and studies how taxes affect individuals and businesses.
- The Rockefeller Institute of Government, operated by the State University of New York, conducts and compiles extensive research on state and local governments.
- The Tax Foundation is a tax research group that educates taxpayers about sound tax policy and the size of the tax burden.
- The Pew Center on the States conducts research on state policy and recommends policy improvements.