The Kiplinger Tax Map: Guide to State Income Taxes, State Sales Taxes, Gas Taxes, Sin Taxes
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State-by-State Guide to Taxes

Compare state tax rates and rules — on income, ordinary purchases, gas, sin products, property, and more — across the U.S.


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The Bottom Line
Flag of Oklahoma

Not tax-friendly

On the minus side: An income tax schedule that will put many people in the highest bracket (5%) and the sixth-highest combined sales tax rate in the nation, at an average of 8.93%, with some cities in double digits. On the plus side: modest property taxes.

Sales Tax

4.5% state levy. Localities can add as much as 6.5%, and the average combined rate is 8.94%, according to the Tax Foundation.

Income Tax Range

Low: 0.5% (on up to $1,000 of taxable income for single filers and up to $2,000 for married joint filers)

High: 5% (on taxable income over $7,200 for single filers and over $12,200 for married joint filers)

Effective tax rate: 4.24% for single filers, 4.74% for joint filers

Motor Fuel Taxes

Gasoline: $0.2000 per gallon.
Diesel: $0.2000 per gallon.

Property Taxes

In Oklahoma, residents pay an average of $974 in taxes per $100,000 of assessed home value.

Vehicle Taxes

Registration: 3.25% excise tax when title is transferred.

Sin Taxes

Cigarettes: $2.03 per pack
Little cigars: $0.04-$1.20 for 10
Large cigars: $0.12 each
Smoking tobacco: 80% of manufacturer's price
Chewing tobacco: 60% of manufacturer's price

Beer: $0.40 per gallon
Wine: $0.72 per gallon
Sparkling wine: $1.50 per gallon
Liquor: $5.56 per gallon

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