Oklahoma Sales Tax Guide

A step-by-step guide to understanding Oklahoma sales tax rules.


Whether you're selling pan handles or Sooner football gear, you'll need to adept at collecting, filing, and remitting Oklahoma sales tax. Our guide will help you understand the ins and outs of getting registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission and filing on time.

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Table of Contents

An Overview of Oklahoma Sales Tax

Understanding where, when, and how to collect Oklahoma sales tax is no easy task. Whether you're collecting tax dollars at the point-of-sale or collecting Oklahoma internet sales tax, our guide will break down the sales tax compliance process into focused, easy to understand chapters.

Oklahoma Sales Tax Nexus

Understanding whether you need to collect, file, and remit Oklahoma sales tax depends on a concept known as nexus. In this chapter, we'll take a look at situations that may trigger in Oklahoma such as storing inventory in the state, hiring state residents, and click-through nexus.

Registering to Collect Oklahoma Sales Tax

You'll want to get started establishing Oklahoma sales tax compliance by understanding how to get your business registered for the necessary sales tax permit. We'll walk you through the process and help you understand when is the best time to get your business registered in Oklahoma.

Collecting Sales Tax in Oklahoma

After you've registered your business with the Oklahoma Tax Commission, you're ready to begin collecting sales tax. We'll review topics such as Oklahoma sales tax exemptions, sales tax holidays, and determining state and local sales tax rates.

Filing Oklahoma Sales Tax Returns

Now that you're business is registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission and collecting sales tax, you'll need to file tax returns in an ongoing basis. We'll help you gain a deep understand of the process of filing sales tax returns. Topic covered include filing frequencies, filing on behalf of a client, and what happens if you file late.

Oklahoma Sales Tax Filing Due Dates

Every business that registers to collect Oklahoma sales tax will be assigned a filing frequency. In this chapter, we'll take a look at the filing frequencies and associated due dates supported by the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

Late Filing Penalties, Fines & Interest

We know, mistakes happen and, from time to time, sales tax filing deadlines are missed. In this chapter, we'll take a look at what penalties you may be required to pay should you miss your assigned Oklahoma sales tax filing date. We'll also consider interest charges for late sales tax payments.

Sales Tax on Oklahoma Shipping & Handling

The rise of the internet economy has made it possible for buyers around the world to order your products. Did you know shipping and handling may be taxable? In this chapter we'll cover sales tax on shipping and handling in Oklahoma. You'll want to pay attention here because there are some important details pertaining to invoicing you'll want to understand.