Operating Expenses

State and local tax rates are low in Oklahoma, making it an attractive choice for entrepreneurs and industrial leaders seeking a business friendly environment for expansion or relocation. Expenses are updated on an as needed basis.

Sales and Use Tax Rates
State of Oklahoma 4.50%
Pittsburg County 1.50%
City of McAlester 3.50%
Total 9.50%
Property Assessment and Tax Rate
Real Property Assessment 11%
Personal Property Assessment 13%
McAlester Tax Rate $81.09 per $1,000 assessed value
State Income Tax Rate
Individual Income Tax Top Rate 5.25%
Corporate Income Tax Flat Rate 6%
Franchise Tax Rate
Registered Agents Fee $100
Franchise Tax Rate $1.25 per $1,000 of capital employed
Capital Threshold  $201,000 or more
Maximum Remittance Amount $20,000
Oklahoma 2017 Unemployment Insurance
Condition Factor None
State Experience Factor 42%
Range of Rates 0.1% to 5.5%
Taxable Wage Base $17,700.00
New Employer Tax Rate 1.5%
Maximum Weekly Benefit $510.00
Maximum Benefit Amount $11,100.00
Average Annual Wage $44,276.00
Average Weekly Wage $851.47


Rates and Codes for Sales, Use, and Lodging Tax

Oklahoma Tax Commission. Rates and Codes for Sales, Use, and Lodging Tax. Updated January 2, 2015. Download PDF File.
Pittsburg County Assessor's Office & Pittsburg County Treasurer's Office.
Tax Foundation. The facts on Oklahoma's Tax Climate. Date Accessed: January 27, 2015.
Oklahoma Tax Commision. Franchise Tax Questions. Date Accessed: January 27, 2015.  (http://www.tax.ok.gov/faq/faqbusfran.html).
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Taxable Wage Base and Rates. Accessed: January 27, 2015.  (http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/Services/Unemployment_Insurance/Taxable_Wage_Base_and_Rates.html)