Proposals would end Oklahoma’s tax on groceries

Americans are coping with inflation that has now hit a 40-year high.

So Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a plan to suspend the state’s 4.5 percent tax on groceries as a relief valve for families trying to cope with big price hikes at the supermarket.

Oklahoma is just one of six states to levy full taxes on groceries.

“The driver this year on the grocery tax is more about is helping families cope with the inflation they’re experiencing,” said Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-District 22).

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