Sales Tax in Tulsa
Inside the City limits of Tulsa, the sales tax and use tax is
8.517%. Of this, the State of Oklahoma receives 4.5%, Tulsa County
receives 0.85%, and the City receives 3.167%.
The City has five major tax categories and collectively they
provide 54% of the projected revenue. Sales tax at 3.167% (2% to
general fund and 1% to capital fund, and 0.167% to the Fix Our
Streets fund), Use tax is 3.167%, Franchise tax/right-of-way user
fees, hotel/motel tax at 5% and Ad Valorem tax sufficient to pay
for the principal and interest on bond indebtedness and any court
judgments against the City.
The City budget can be found online. You can read more about the
"Third Penny" sales tax projects online: 2001 projects, 2006 projects, 2008 Fix