2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 68. Revenue and Taxation
§68-3202. Exemptions.

Universal Citation: 68 OK Stat § 68-3202 (2018)

The tax imposed by Section 3201 of this title shall not apply to:

1. Deeds recorded prior to the effective date of Sections 3201 through 3206 of this title;

2. Deeds which secure a debt or other obligation;

3. Deeds which, without additional consideration, confirm, correct, modify or supplement a deed previously recorded;

4. Deeds between husband and wife, or parent and child, or any persons related within the second degree of consanguinity, without actual consideration therefor, deeds between any person and an express revocable trust created by such person or such person’s spouse or deeds pursuant to which property is transferred from a person to a partnership, limited liability company or corporation of which the transferor or the transferor’s spouse, parent, child, or other person related within the second degree of consanguinity to the transferor, or trust for primary benefit of such persons, are the only owners of the partnership, limited liability company or corporation. However, if any interest in the partnership, limited liability company or corporation is transferred within one (1) year to any person other than the transferor or the transferor’s spouse, parent, child, or other person related within the second degree of consanguinity to the transferor, the seller shall immediately pay the amount of tax which would have been due had this exemption not been granted;

5. Tax deeds;

6. Deeds of release of property which is security for a debt or other obligation;

7. Deeds executed by Indians in approval proceedings of the district courts or by the Secretary of the Interior;

8. Deeds of partition, unless, for consideration, some of the parties take shares greater in value than their undivided interests, in which event a tax attaches to each deed conveying such greater share computed upon the consideration for the excess;

9. Deeds made pursuant to mergers of partnerships, limited liability companies or corporations;

10. Deeds made by a subsidiary corporation to its parent corporation for no consideration other than the cancellation or surrender of the subsidiary's stock;

11. Deeds or instruments to which the State of Oklahoma or any of its instrumentalities, agencies or subdivisions is a party, whether as grantee or as grantor or in any other capacity;

12. Deeds or instruments to which the United States or any of its agencies or departments is a party, whether as grantor or as grantee or in any other capacity, provided that this shall not exempt transfers to or from national banks or federal savings and loan associations;

13. Any deed executed pursuant to a foreclosure proceeding in which the grantee is the holder of a mortgage on the property being foreclosed, or any deed executed pursuant to a power of sale in which the grantee is the party exercising such power of sale or any deed executed in favor of the holder of a mortgage on the property in consideration for the release of the borrower from liability on the indebtedness secured by such mortgage except as to cash consideration paid; provided, however, the tax shall apply to deeds in other foreclosure actions, unless otherwise hereinabove exempted, and shall be paid by the purchaser in such foreclosure actions; or

14. Deeds and other instruments to which the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority or a spaceport user, as defined in the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Act, is a party.

Added by Laws 1967, c. 259, § 2. Amended by Laws 1968, c. 186, § 1, emerg. eff. April 15, 1968; Laws 1971, c. 315, § 2, operative July 1, 1971; Laws 1988, c. 24, § 1, operative July 1, 1988. Renumbered from § 5102 of this title by Laws 1988, c. 162, § 160, eff. Jan. 1, 1992. Amended by Laws 1991, c. 338, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Laws 1993, c. 366, § 48, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Laws 1999, c. 164, § 41, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, c. 340, § 2, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 2001, c. 405, § 48, eff. Nov. 1, 2001.

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