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Payroll Oklahoma, Unique Aspects of Oklahoma Payroll Law and Practice
The Oklahoma State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of State income taxes deducted from payroll checks is:
This information must be reported within 20 days of the hiring or rehiring.
The information can be sent as a W4 or equivalent by mail, fax or electronically.
There is no penalty for a late report in Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma new hire-reporting agency can be reached at 800-317-3785 or on the web at http://www.ok.gov/oesc/
Oklahoma does not allow compulsory direct deposit
Oklahoma requires the following information on an employee's pay stub:
Oklahoma requires that employee be paid no less often than semimonthly; monthly for public sector, qualified nonprofit, and FLSA-exempt employees.
Oklahoma requires that the lag time between the end of the pay period and the payment of wages to the employee not exceed eleven days.
Oklahoma payroll law requires that involuntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by next regular payday (by certified mail if employee requests) and that voluntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by the next regular payday or by mail if employee requests it.
Deceased employee's wages of ,000 to the designated beneficiary, surviving spouse, children or guardians (in that order).
Escheat laws in Oklahoma require that unclaimed wages be paid over to the state after one year.
The employer is further required in Oklahoma to keep a record of the wages abandoned and turned over to the state for a period of 10 years.
Oklahoma payroll law mandates no more than 50% of minimum wage may be used as a tip credit.
In Oklahoma the payroll laws covering mandatory rest or meal breaks are only that minors under 16 must have 1-hour rest period during 8-hour shift; 30-minute rest period after 5 hours work.
There is no provision in Oklahoma law concerning record retention of wage and hour records therefor it is probably wise to follow FLSA guidelines.
The Oklahoma agency charged with enforcing Child Support Orders and laws is:
Child Support Enforcement Division
Department of Human Services
Capitol Station, Box 53552
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
Oklahoma has the following provisions for child support deductions:
Please note that this article is not updated for changes that can and will happen from time to time.
About the Author: Charles J. Read, CPA has been in the payroll, accounting and tax business for 30 years,