§ 256. Registration fees--Schedule and rates

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 3. Aircraft and AirportsEffective: [See Text Amendments] to October 31, 2023

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 3. Aircraft and Airports
Aircraft Registration
Effective: [See Text Amendments] to October 31, 2023
3 Okl.St.Ann. § 256
§ 256. Registration fees--Schedule and rates
A. Registration fees and taxes on aircraft shall be paid to and collected by the Oklahoma Tax Commission and its agents in the same manner as registration fees and taxes are paid and collected on automobiles.
The registration and reregistration of aircraft shall be subject to the following schedule and rates:
1. Single-engine piston aircraft shall be taxed according to the following Schedule “A”:
SCHEDULE “A”
WEIGHT IN POUNDS
FEE
Less than 1,750
$30.00
1,751 through 2,500
$52.50
2,501 through 3,500
$82.50
3,501 through 4,500
$112.50
4,501 through 5,500
$142.50
5,501 through 6,500
$172.50
6,501 through 8,500
$202.50
8,501 through 10,000
$277.50
10,001 through 13,000
$345.00
13,001 through 17,000
$397.50
17,001 through 20,000
$450.00
20,001 through 25,000
$562.50
25,001 through 30,000
$750.00
30,001 through 40,000
$937.50
40,001 through 50,000
$1,125.00
50,001 through 75,000
$1,500.00
75,001 through 100,000
$1,875.00
100,001 and over
$2,250.00
2. Rotary-wing aircraft shall be taxed at two times the Schedule “A” fee, based on the same weight classifications.
3. Multiengine piston aircraft shall be taxed at three times the Schedule “A” fee, based on the same weight classifications.
4. Turbo-prop aircraft shall be taxed at six times the Schedule “A” fee, based on the same weight classifications.
5. Turbo-jet aircraft shall be taxed at ten times the Schedule “A” fee, based on the same weight classifications.
6. Antique aircraft as defined by the Federal Aviation Administration, sailplanes, balloons, and home-built aircraft shall be subject to a flat-rate fee of Ten Dollars ($10.00).
7. The fees of this subsection, except those in paragraph 6 of this subsection, shall be reduced at a rate of ten percent (10%) each year following the date of manufacture until the fee is equal to fifty percent (50%) of the original fee, which shall then be the fee for each year thereafter.
8. Every aircraft owner shall have the right to appeal the assessment of the fee as provided for in this subsection, and the Oklahoma Tax Commission shall appraise the aircraft and its avionics as personal property at the fair market value thereof, and shall apply a twelve-percent assessment rate which shall be levied at the appropriate county millage rate.
B. Aircraft purchased after January 1 of each year and subject to registration as provided for in this section shall be registered and taxed on a prorated basis. Registration fees and taxes shall be in lieu of all aircraft ad valorem taxes. All such monies collected shall be paid to the Oklahoma Tax Commission and disbursed as follows:
1. Three percent (3%) of all such funds shall be paid to the State Treasurer for deposit to the credit of the General Revenue Fund of the State Treasury; and
2. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of said registration fees and taxes shall be deposited in the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Revolving Fund.

Credits

Laws 1976, c. 258, § 6; Laws 1984, c. 221, § 1, operative July 1, 1984; Laws 1986, c. 223, § 8, operative July 1, 1986; Laws 1987, c. 205, § 84, operative July 1, 1987; Laws 2017, c. 157, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2017.
3 Okl. St. Ann. § 256, OK ST T. 3 § 256
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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