Six Oklahoma companies qualify for state jobs incentives

The firms could receive up to $12.9 million in state Quality Jobs money for creating as many as 695 jobs over the next decade.
BY BRIANNA BAILEY bbailey@opubco.com Published: August 30, 2013
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Discount retailer Dollar Tree has been cleared to receive up to $1.7 million in Quality Jobs money from the state for creating 173 new positions in Marietta, where the company has a distribution center that serves more than 300 stores across in the Southwest.

The Tile Shop of Oklahoma, a tile and adhesive distribution center, has qualified for up to $416,000 in job creations through the state's Small Employer Quality Jobs Program. The Tile Shop plans to create 60 new jobs in Durant.

Oklahoma has inked more than 685 job-creation deals with new, relocating or expanding companies since the Quality Jobs Program began in 1993. The program has paid out more than $820 million in wage rebates since its inception.