State-by-State Guide to Taxes on Middle-Class Families
Tool | November 2021

Oklahoma State Tax Guide for Middle-Class Families

State tax rates and rules for income, sales, gas, property, cigarette, and other taxes that impact middle-class families.


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The Bottom Line
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Not Tax-Friendly

On the minus side: An income tax schedule that will put many people in the state's highest bracket and some of the highest sales taxes in the country, with some cities imposing double-digit rates. On the plus side: modest property taxes and an income tax reduction starting in 2022.

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)

Starting in 2022, the lowest rate will be 0.25% and the highest rate will be 4.75%.

Sales Tax

4.5% state levy. Localities can add as much as 7%, and the average combined rate is 8.97%, according to the Tax Foundation.

Groceries: Taxable
Clothing: Taxable
Motor Vehicles: Taxable (1.25%), and 3.25% excise tax applies
Prescription Drugs: Exempt

Real Property Taxes

In Oklahoma, the median property tax rate is $892 per $100,000 of assessed home value.

Motor Fuel Taxes

Gasoline: 20¢ per gallon.
Diesel: 20¢ per gallon.

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
Smokeless tobacco: 60% of manufacturer's price

Beer: $0.40 per gallon
Wine: $0.72 per gallon ($2.08 if sparkling)
Liquor: $5.56 per gallon

Annual Car Taxes and Fees

An annual vehicle registration fee based on the car's age is imposed.

Estate and Inheritance Taxes

No estate or inheritance tax.