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The City of Oklahoma City is primarily funded by taxes.Sales_Tax_Graphic-Web2020-01

Sales tax revenue makes up most of the General Fund, which pays for the City's day-to-day operations. Other important sources of revenue include use tax, property tax and hotel/motel tax.

Shop in OKC!

Not only do we have some of the best shops in the metro, but you help our community every time you shop in Oklahoma City. Your sales tax helps pay for our core City services and things we need to keep our City going – employees, materials and supplies. That’s why it’s important that our sales tax dollars come to Oklahoma City.

  • If you live in a ZIP code which overlaps another city (OKC/Edmond, OKC/Moore), check to make sure the appropriate sales tax of 8.625 percent is being applied to your purchase (or 8.975 percent in Canadian County or 8.875 percent in Cleveland County).
  • Sales tax should be collected on all online purchases. 
  • If no sales tax is charged on an online or catalog purchase, a use tax is due from the purchaser and should be reported on your Oklahoma income tax forms.
  • When purchasing from an online retailer sales tax is usually based on ZIP code. Be sure to determine whether the correct City sales tax is being charged, particularly in boundary areas.
  • If you notice any sales tax issues, contact Ian Hutcheson in the City Treasurer’s Office at (405) 297-1465 or email

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