Ask a Question

Get free answers to your Tax Law legal questions from lawyers in your area.

Lawyers, increase your visibility by answering questions and getting points. Answer Questions
Oklahoma Tax Law Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Real Estate Law and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If a property is abandoned and tax warrants are threatening to take said property,can a person claim by paying back taxe

Even if also a mortgage maturity date ?

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Apr 20, 2024

If you're interested in claiming an abandoned property by paying off back taxes, it's crucial to understand the legal and financial implications first. Paying the overdue taxes might not automatically entitle you to ownership if there are other legal claims, such as mortgages or liens,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How do I safely turn in my soon to be ex for tax evasion while protecting my own assets?

I had no knowledge of his crimes until I had to go through mountains of paperwork and request copies of prior years tax returns. I have PTSD because of all of the physical, mental, emotional and financial abuse from this person! He has threatened to kill me and my children many times but I cannot... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jan 12, 2024

First and foremost, your safety and the safety of your children is paramount. If you are facing threats of violence, it's crucial to contact law enforcement immediately and consider obtaining a restraining order. For situations involving domestic violence, there are organizations and shelters... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter purchased her home with money from her trust fund. Can her ex take her house?

He is common law so they are divorcing. He has a LLC in his name only. Recently, we found he has commingled business and personal funds as well as lied on tax returns to obtain child tax credit and avoid paying taxes. He lied to Medicaid, food stamps and The Insurance company to obtain services or... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jan 12, 2024

The protection of your daughter's home in the event of a divorce largely depends on how the property was acquired and the laws of your state regarding marital property and common law marriage. If the house was purchased solely with funds from her trust and the title is in her name only, it may... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Consumer Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I paid a tax preparer to complete and file my federal return and 2 state returns. Despite multiple requests the

Preparer has yet to provide me copies of the returns, schedules and worksheets. What options do I have? Thank you.

T. Augustus Claus
PREMIUM
T. Augustus Claus pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Oct 24, 2023

If you've paid a tax preparer but haven't received copies of your tax returns and related documents, start by requesting these documents from the preparer. If they don't comply, contact the IRS and state tax authority to obtain copies of your filed returns. Report the issue to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Civil Rights and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a city that charges sales tax for emergency services also make a mandatory subscription service for ambulance servic

On July 17, 2023, Broken Arrow City Council adopted Ordinance No. 3794 which removed the opt-out provision for participation in the LifeRide emergency medical services program and made the fee mandatory for all utility customers of the City of Broken Arrow. During fiscal year 2017, when... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Sep 14, 2023

In many jurisdictions, cities have the authority to charge fees for specific services, including emergency medical services like ambulance rides. The decision to make the fee mandatory for utility customers is typically within the purview of the city council or local government, subject to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I’m getting married in Mexico in November & just realized my dad hasn’t filed his taxes for multiple years.

I didn’t realize the IRS could put a hold on your passport. He’s never been out of the country before and this would be his first time filing for a passport. He’s just careless and hasn’t filed. I’m really sad and want my dad to walk me down the aisle.. is that even going to be possible... View More

Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
answered on Feb 7, 2023

The IRS uses many tactics to get people to comply with the tax laws, this is one of them. If you wedding is not until November that should give him enough time to get this moving forward and hopefully enable him to obtain a passport. Your father needs to contact a tax attorney and at least have... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need to know who has POA over me. can u help me

I know a loan on my house was done when I was in prison. and this same person remarried myself and Logue. I thought I was divorced in 2012. But I have been supporting him and his other females unknown to me. My trust I had got wiped clean and now I'm over 20,000 in debt

Carli Jo Aelker
Carli Jo Aelker
answered on Oct 26, 2022

if you are asking specifically regarding the IRS or State you can call, confirm your identity, and see who has an active Power of Attorney on your account. The representatives you speak to should be able to give guidance on how to revoke that power as well.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Tax Law and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was served papers yesterday for contempt of court by my ex-husband stating I did not pay tax debt how to proceed?

papers state I did not pay the debt (an amended return was declined because of it was filed to late because he would not sign the amendment) however it has all been paid as far as I know, I have all my tax returns but I'm not sure how to proceed, do I need to get a lawyer? can I just submit... View More

Samuel  Landis
Samuel Landis pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Oct 18, 2023

It is a good idea to immediately file your tax returns. If needed, you can obtain your income transcripts directly from the IRS so that you have a record of your income that was reported to the IRS from which you may start return preparation.

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My mom's who haves past away house sold for back taxes I was not aware of it at the time I hade plans on retiring and mo

Moving in it I was not aware of it getting sold for back taxes haw can I get what is left after it sold it sold for only 13800 it was worth a lot more there's 80 000 left after sale haw do I redeem that

Richard Winblad
PREMIUM
Richard Winblad
answered on Oct 13, 2023

If the home was sold for back taxes you, as an heir, may be able to claim your share of the excess funds. This may require identifying the other heirs, if any. Due to the amount there may be the need for a probate case to clear things up.

This post is not legal, tax or investment advice....
View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Tax Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Have claimed winnings and I have to reclaim and if I want and get the information to transfer my to the bank account and
Carli Jo Aelker
Carli Jo Aelker
answered on Nov 1, 2022

Hi! You might be able to get a clear answer if you reword your question. The way it is laid out is a little confusing to understand.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is there any decal stickers or tags that are required to be on a coin operated vending machine.
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Nov 1, 2022

The technical answer is if it is In a place of business or intended to be for profit (even if it is not profitable) then yes a decal is required from the tax commission.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Divorce and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: There is no mortgage on my home , can the court make my house go to sherrifs sale?

In a divorce we as ordered 7yrs ago for my house to be sold and property be sold , divi50/50 . Now court is trying to make my home go to sherrifs sale. Nothing is owed on my home

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Sep 10, 2022

Could be for property taxes. Those are yearly regardless of a mortgage or not.

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What is the Oklahoma Statute that exempts gains from the sale of out-of-state real property from Oklahoma taxation?

Oklahoma 2021 tax return Form 511 instructions states:

"An Oklahoma resident individual is taxed on all income reported on the federal return, except...the gains/losses from the sales or exchange of real property in another state."

What is the specific Oklahoma Statute that addresses this?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 5, 2022

When dealing with taxes I encourage you to contact a tax law attorney- however if you still desire the information you may start looking at 68 O.S. § 2358 (OSCN 2022)

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: We are residents of Oklahoma. Sold land in Texas. We will pay capital gain taxes federally, but which state do we pay
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Apr 12, 2022

You need to sit down with a tax attorney and go through this as it is a detailed matter that is beyond the scope of this forum. However, if you are an oklahoma resident this will still be considered income for tax purposes.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My mother is trying to file her taxes. She has filed for divorce due to abuse but the other party will not sign

She has not lived with him for over 3 years, she lives in OK now and I believe he lives in MS. Is she considered legally separated and can she file as single?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Apr 12, 2022

If she has not been granted a divorce then she is technically still married therefore she cannot file as single. However she can file married filing separately. You need to contact a family law attorney to help get the divorce finalized.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Trustee in ch 7, Oklahoma, objects to solo 401k and related business is not legitimate, Roth ira transfers not exempt

I opened a Solo 401k under a llc I setup and have had little income . I transferred my IRA and Roth IRA finds to my new 401k. Three months later I had to file chapter 7. The trustee has said that my business is not legitimate, he gives no support of this, but I am scheduled for a 2004 deposition,... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 9, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If you are making child support payments are they allowed to take your taxes.

I owe back payment but I thought if you made the monthly payment they couldn't take your taxes. They didn't take it last year

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Feb 6, 2022

In short, yes it is within the ability of CSS to take taxes to pay for arrears.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Tax Law, Banking and Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I am on a school board for a private school.

Can a parent make a donation to the school (501c3) and then ask for the money back if they move or enroll their child elsewhere?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jan 5, 2022

The parent can ask - but there isn't anything requiring the refund. There is no federal law, and most states classify the donation as a gift and therefore no longer the property of the person giving the donation, and thus not required to be returned. However, if the funds were donated with... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is there a law or statute that applies to hotels/motel stays and rates after 30 days in regards to taxes ect?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Dec 30, 2021

In essence the answer is no, but the Oklahoma Administrative Code 710:65-19-143 does spell it out a little.

Hotels, motels, apartments, etc.

(a) The gross receipts from the furnishing of rooms, except meeting rooms, by a hotel, apartment-hotel, cottage camp, or lodging house...
View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I’m a Native American business owner on tribal land am I liable to the state government.

I am in the process off renouncing US citizenship and riding solely on my native citizenship. I as a Cherokee citizen should not have to carry US citizenship to have access to my ancestry and my ancestors land. I will ask for a chancellor to come into Indian territory “Oklahoma “ and conduct my... View More

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Oct 14, 2021

In a nut shell, the Native American tribes are considered domestic nations within the US not foreign nations (hence no US embassy). As a result you cannot denounce your US citizenship and expect to be able to remain in the US. This would restrict your business as well, unless you became a citizen... View More

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.