Oklahoma State Tax
Editor’s Note: The state of Oklahoma imposes a state level income tax. Read on to learn more about Oklahoma (OK) state tax, like OK state refunds, rates, due dates, and more.
What is Oklahoma Income Tax?
Oklahoma income tax is a percentage of money levied on the income you earn within a tax year. Oklahoma state income taxes are paid to the state government to cover various state and local costs.
Who Pays OK Income Tax?
Oklahoma residents with a gross income from both within and outside of Oklahoma that surpasses the standard deduction plus personal exemption should file an Oklahoma income tax return.
Non-residents are also required to file a state income tax return when they receive gross income of at least $1,000 of Oklahoma source income.
Oklahoma’s Standard Deduction
|$6,350||Single or Married Filing Separate|
|$9,350||Head of Household|
|$12,700||Married Filing Joint or Qualifying Widow(er)|
In order to receive the Oklahoma standard deduction, you have to claim the federal standard deduction.
Information Regarding Itemized Deductions
Here is more information regarding itemized deductions from the Oklahoma Department of Revenue website:
“Federal itemized deductions must be adjusted by adding back state and local sales or income taxes to arrive at Oklahoma itemized deductions. Oklahoma itemized deductions will be capped at $17,000, excluding charitable contributions and medical expenses, not subject to the $17,000 cap. If you claimed itemized deductions on your Federal return, you have to claim itemized deductions on your state return, even if the state itemized deductions are less than the state standard deduction.”
For more information, visit the Oklahoma Tax Commission website.
How Do You Pay OK State Income Taxes?
You can pay your OK state income taxes online or via mail.
Learn more about your e-filing options for your Oklahoma income taxes.
Mail Oklahoma returns, schedules and payments to:
Oklahoma Tax Commission
Post Office Box 26800
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0800
How Much is Oklahoma Tax?
Learn more about Oklahoma tax rates here.
When Are Oklahoma Tax Returns Due?
Oklahoma tax returns are due on the 15th day of the fourth month following the close of the taxable year. This typically falls on the federal tax deadline.
According to OK.gov:
“If you file your return electronically (through a preparer or the internet), your due date is extended to April 20th. Any payment of taxes due on April 20th must be remitted electronically in order to be considered timely paid. If the balance due on an electronically filed return is not remitted electronically, penalty and interest will accrue from the original due date.”
Where’s Your OK Tax Refund?
Learn more about OK tax refunds here.
Does Oklahoma Require a 1099 Form?
Oklahoma doesn’t require you to attach 1099 forms to fill out your state income taxes. This is a federal form. Learn more about Oklahoma state tax forms.
Deducting Oklahoma Income Taxes
If you pay Oklahoma income tax, the IRS allows you to claim a deduction on your federal tax return for them. You can claim a state income tax deduction if you itemize deductions on your federal return.
To determine if you should itemize your deductions, add up your calendar-year deductible expenses, including your state income tax expense, to see if the total is greater than the standard deduction amount for your filing status. If you are single you can claim a standard deduction of $12,400. So, if you pay more than $12,400 in state income taxes and other itemized deductions, then consider itemizing your taxes.
Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, state and local tax deductions, including state income taxes, are limited to $10,000 per year ($5,000 for married filing separately).
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