The Oklahoma Tax Incentives Guide provides a detailed summary of available tax incentives, as well as information pertaining to the state’s tax structure. Incentives exist pertaining to the establishment of quality jobs in qualifying industries, capital investment, workforce training, and historic rehabilitation, among other areas.

tulsa-downtown1For questions and information on doing business in Oklahoma and available state incentives, visit or email For questions relating to incentives available for the rehabilitation of historic structures, contact Amanda DeCort at

Cost of Living

The Tulsa region’s cost of living is almost 12 percent below the national average. Tulsa fuses together big-city economic climate with the quality of life only a smaller community can provide. Tulsa is a dynamic and growing region that offers something for everyone – a thriving arts and entertainment scene, world-class shopping, some of the country’s finest golf courses, family-fun attractions, and numerous sports teams. Tulsans take pride in a community that is cosmopolitan without the big-city stress. Tulsans benefit from affordable housing, world-class health care, an easy commute, and quality education.

Cost of Living Index

C2ER 2014 Annual Average, January 2015

  • Home price (new 4-bedroom, 2-bath, 2,400 sq. ft.) – $197,493
  • Apartment rent (950 sq. ft., 2-bedroom, 2-bath) – $592
  • Monthly total residential energy costs – $138.40
  • Doctor visit – $106.78 Dentist visit – $73.80