Oklahoma Payroll Tax Registration

As an employer in Oklahoma, it is important to understand the process of payroll tax registration. Payroll tax registration involves the employer's obligation to register with the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) in order to report and remit state income tax withholding, unemployment insurance, and other payroll-related taxes.

How Oklahoma Payroll Registration Works

There are 2 payroll tax setup tasks you may need to complete in Oklahoma to get your new hire on payroll for the first time. You can follow the guide below to help you get registered directly with the Oklahoma agencies or use Mosey to do it.

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Oklahoma Withholding Tax Setup

If you have employees in Oklahoma, you are required to register for a withholding tax account with the Oklahoma Tax Commission. You should receive your withholding tax account ID within five days after registering online, two weeks if registering by mail, or same day if registering in person.

  1. File New Business Registration

    Visit Oklahoma Taxpayer Access Point to file a New Business Registration to open a withholding tax account with the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

  2. Create an Oklahoma Taxpayer Access Point Account

    You'll need an Oklahoma Taxpayer Access Point (OkTAP) account to file and pay taxes online. If you don't have an OkTAP account, select "New Taxpayer Registration" to setup online access.

Oklahoma Unemployment Insurance Setup

If you have employees in Oklahoma, you are required to register with the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission for an Unemployment Insurance account.

  1. Register with the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

    Visit the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission EZ Tax Express portal to register for an Unemployment Insurance account.

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