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Burns files bill to provide tax exemption to certain nonprofit hospitals

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 304 to add nonprofit hospitals to the list of entities that receive sales tax exemptions for goods and services.

“In rural communities, hospitals provide essential medical services, and provide critically needed jobs in the area,” Burns said. “Unfortunately, many community hospitals have had to shut their doors over the years. Giving these nonprofits a sales tax exemption is one step we can take to provide relief and financial assistance to these facilities as they continue to serve Oklahomans.”

501(c)(3) organizations operating in buildings owned by a county or local government in counties with populations of 100,000 or less would be eligible for this exemption.  

SB 304 can be considered after the legislative session convenes on Feb. 6.


For more information, contact: Sen. George Burns at 405-521-5614 or email