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Oklahoma Payroll Tax Compliance

Use this information to ensure compliance with state payroll tax regulations. Find details on tax forms, withholdings, unemployment and other tax, e-file and pay information, general state and agency information, and employer registration.

Agency Form Detail

Form ID Tax Code Form Name
OES-3 (Electronic Only) (Filing) UI Employer's Quarterly Contribution Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Employer's Quarterly Contribution Report
Filing Frequency
Quarterly
Filing Due Dates
Due on or before the last day of the month following the calendar quarter (April 30, July 31, October 31, January 31). To be timely, the report must be received on or before MIDNIGHT of the due date of the report.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
Yes
File Zero Liability Rules
Yes

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Create and Upload File Report

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Worksheet to be used to assist with the filing and/or payment submission to the agency.
Payment Methods
Check
New Hire Report (Filing) UI New Hire Report
Effective Date
Form Name
New Hire Report
Filing Frequency
As required.
Filing Due Dates
Due within 20 days after the employee is hired, rehired or returns to work.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
No
File Zero Liability Rules
No

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
N/A
Form W-3 WH Form W-3
Effective Date
Form Name
Form W-3
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
January 31st
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
Yes
File Zero Wages Rule
No
File Zero Liability Rules
No

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
None
Payment Methods
None
WTH 10001 (Filing) WH Oklahoma Wage Withholding Tax Return
Effective Date
Form Name
Oklahoma Wage Withholding Tax Return
Filing Frequency
Quarterly
Filing Due Dates
Due on or before the 20th of the month following the end of the quarter.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
Yes
File Zero Liability Rules
Yes

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail
Payment Methods-DIY
Check

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
WTH 10004 (Payment) WH Oklahoma Withholding Payment Coupon
Effective Date
Form Name
Oklahoma Withholding Payment Coupon
Filing Frequency
Monthly
Filing Due Dates
Due on or before the 20th day of the month following the payroll period.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
No
File Zero Liability Rules
No

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail
Payment Methods-DIY
Check

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
State W2 (Filing) WH Wage and Tax Statement
Effective Date
Subform of
W-2
Form Name
Wage and Tax Statement
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
January 31st
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
No
File Zero Liability Rules
No

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Oklahoma Tax Commission
Vendor Payable Name
Oklahoma Tax Commission
Mailing Address
Withholding Tax Division 2501 North Lincoln Boulevard Connors Building, Capitol Complex Oklahoma City, OK 73194-0010
Phone Numbers
Business Tax Information 405-521-3160
Support Email
otcmaster@tax.ok.gov
Support Website URL
http://www.ok.gov/triton/contact.php?ac=281&id=257
Agency Website URL
http://www.ok.gov/tax/Businesses/index.html

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays refer to Agency IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays: Day after Thanksgiving - November 29 Day before Christmas - December 24

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
OK Tax Commission Taxpayer FEI No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
WTH-99999999-99

Agency Withholding Details

Effective Date
WH Supported?
Yes
Allowance Amount Detail
$1,000
Supplemental Rate Detail
5.00%

W4 Requirements

Effective Date
Can Use Federal W4?
No

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Withholding

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
02-20-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Monthly OK Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Withholding
Frequency
Monthly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Month
Due Date
On or before the 20th of the following month
Threshold Requirement
Withholding liability of $500, but less than $5,000 per quarter.
Quarterly OK Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Withholding
Frequency
Quarterly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Quarter
Due Date
Due on or before the 20th day of following the close of the quarter except where the amount withheld is greater than $500 per quarter
Threshold Requirement
Withholding liability less than $500 per quarter.
Semiweekly OK Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Withholding
Frequency
Semiweekly
Liability Accrual Period
Saturday - Tuesday Wednesday - Friday
Due Date
Saturday - Tuesday payday - following Friday Wednesday - Friday payday - following Wednesday
Threshold Requirement
Avg taxes owed for the previous fiscal year greater than or equal to $10,000

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
WH Filing: If the tax withheld is $5,000 or more per month in the previous fiscal year the employer is required to file electronically. Employers assigned a Federal Semi-Weekly deposit frequency must file electronically W-2 Filing: All employers are required to file electronically
Employer Payment Requirements
Employers assigned a Federal Semi-Weekly deposit frequency must pay electronically.

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Vendor Payable Name
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Mailing Address
Physical Address: Will Rogers Memorial Office Bldg. 2401 N. Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Mailing Address: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission PO Box 52003 Oklahoma City OK 73152-2003
Phone Numbers
Employer Taxes/Contributions and New Accounts 405--557-5330
Support Email
OESCHelps@oesc.state.ok.us
Agency Website URL
http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays refer to Agency IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays: Day after Thanksgiving - November 29 Day before Christmas - December 24

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
OK Employment Security Commission Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
99-9999999

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
0.1%
Maximum Rate
5.5%
New Employer Rate
1.5%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$18,100.00

Employee Rates

Fixed Rate
N/A

Employee Wage Base

Wage Base Amount
N/A

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Tech Fee
Surcharge Abbreviation
Tech fee
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
N/A
New Employer Rate
N/A
Wage Base Amount
N/A

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Unemployment Insurance

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly OK Unemployment Insurance
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
OK Unemployment Insurance
Frequency
Quarterly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Quarter
Due Date
Due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter (April 30, July 31, October 31, January 31).
Threshold Requirement
NA

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
All employers must file electronically.
Employer Payment Requirements
No mandate

Withholding Tax

How does the agency prefer the employer to register?
Online
Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?
https://www.ok.gov/tax/Forms_&_Publications/Publications/Business_Registration/
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
Online Business Registration
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://www.ok.gov/tax/Forms_&_Publications/Publications/Business_Registration/
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration will create an account number in 5-7 business days. At the end of the online application employer will receive an email with a confirmation number. The account number will be emailed to the employer in 5-7 business days. Employer will also receive account number in regular mail.

Unemployment Insurance Tax

How does the agency prefer the employer to register?
Online
Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?
https://eztaxexpress.oesc.state.ok.us/Access/LearMore.aspx
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
OK ESC Employer Account Registration
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://eztaxexpress.oesc.state.ok.us/Access/Default.aspx
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Create on-line account using FEIN, obtain user name and password, log back into account to complete the status report (Application for UI Account Number). Online registration account number will be available the next day. Employer can log into their account and get the account number. Account number is created in an overnight process. Questions relating to online registrations should call 405-557-5452. Paper registrations will take 7-10 business days to process and an account number issued. Account number will be mailed unless specific instructions accompany the application requesting it be emailed. Questions relating to paper registrations should call 405-557-5330.

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