Expansion of Michelin's tire manufacturing plant in Ardmore and Goodyear's plant in Lawton are being subsidized by the state for nearly $89 million over 13 years.

Unnamed on Panel’s Review List, Business Subsidy Will Still Get Scrutinized

A state commission examining business incentives was unaware that an $89-million subsidy for tire manufacturers was not specifically named on its review list. But state officials say the panel will evaluate the program, two years after subsidy recipients can apply for more funding.

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Unused Tax Credits Are ‘Wild Card’ in State Budget

Unused tax credits have created a big cloud over future state revenue collections, and officials say they can’t predict with certainty when or even if a storm might strike.

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Once in Place, Sales Tax Breaks Nearly Impossible to Touch

The state’s 4.5-cent sales tax has 150 statutory exemptions, but state officials and others say despite a budget crunch and more scrutiny of tax breaks, it’s unlikely any sizable exemptions will be eliminated.

Wind turbines near Hunter in Garfield County spin on Thursday. Tax incentives offered to wind-power companies have drawn criticism.

Up for Scrutiny: Over $335M a Year in Business Incentives

Responding to a new law, state officials are suggesting an independent review of up to 75 business incentives that have reduced state revenue by more than $335 million a year. Will the review lead to cutbacks in business breaks?