2021 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 68. Revenue and Taxation
§68-302-7. Additional tax on cigarettes - Rates - Apportionment of revenue.

Universal Citation: 68 OK Stat § 68-302-7 (2021)

A. For the purpose of providing revenue for the support of the functions of state government, in addition to the tax levied in Sections 302, 302-1, 302-2, 302-3, 302-4 and 302-5 of Title 68 of the Oklahoma Statutes, there is hereby levied upon the sale, use, gift, possession or consumption of cigarettes, as defined in Sections 301 through 325 of Title 68 of the Oklahoma Statutes, within this state, a tax at the rate of fifty (50) mills per cigarette.

B. 1. Except as provided in paragraph 2 of this subsection, the revenue resulting from the additional tax levied in subsection A of this section shall be apportioned as provided in paragraph 3 of this subsection.

2. The net amount of any revenue resulting from a payment in lieu of excise taxes on cigarettes levied by this section, which net amount shall be calculated after deductions for rebates owed pursuant to a compact with a federally recognized Indian tribe or nation, shall be apportioned as provided in paragraph 3 of this subsection.

3.a.Prior to July 1, 2019, the resulting revenues as described by paragraphs 1 and 2 of this subsection shall be apportioned by the Oklahoma Tax Commission and transmitted to the State Treasurer who shall deposit such revenue in the General Revenue Fund.

  • b.Beginning July 1, 2019, the resulting revenues as described by paragraphs 1 and 2 of this subsection shall be apportioned by the Oklahoma Tax Commission and transmitted to the State Treasurer, who shall deposit such revenue to the credit of the State Health Care Enhancement Fund, created in Enrolled House Bill No. 1016 of the 2nd Extraordinary Session of the 56th Oklahoma Legislature.

C. No part of the revenues resulting from the additional taxes levied in this section shall be used in determining the amount of cigarette tax collections to be paid into:

1. The State of Oklahoma Building Bonds of 1961 Sinking Fund pursuant to the provisions of Sections 57.31 through 57.43 of Title 62 of the Oklahoma Statutes;

2. The State of Oklahoma Institutional Building Bonds of 1965 Sinking Fund pursuant to the provisions of Sections 57.61 through 57.73 of Title 62 of the Oklahoma Statutes;

3. The State of Oklahoma Institutional Building Bonds of 1965 Sinking Fund Series C and Series D pursuant to the provisions of Sections 57.81 through 57.112 of Title 62 of the Oklahoma Statutes;

4. The State of Oklahoma Building Bonds of 1968 Sinking Fund pursuant to the provisions of Sections 57.121 through 57.193 of Title 62 of the Oklahoma Statutes; or

5. The Oklahoma Building Bonds of 1992 Sinking Fund pursuant to the provisions of Sections 57.300 through 57.313 of Title 62 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

D. The cigarette taxes levied in this section shall be collected and administered as provided by law for other cigarette taxes now levied, collected and administered pursuant to the provisions of Sections 301 through 325 of Title 68 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Added by Laws 2018, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 8, § 2.

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