City of Oxford

Finance/Revenue Department

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What taxes are administered by the City of Oxford Revenue Department?

Sales, Use, Rental, Lodgings, Gas, Wine, Liquor and Business Licenses.

What are the tax rates?

Sales: General 5%, Automotive ½ %
Use: General 4%, Automotive ½ %
Rental: General 4%, Automotive 2 %
Lodgings: 6%
Liquor: 3% of purchase price
Gasoline: .01 per gallon

Q: When are taxes due?

Taxes are due by the 20th day of the month following the reporting period in which the tax is collected or accrued.

Q: When is a City of Oxford business license required?

A business license is required by any person or other entity prior to starting any service or business activity in the City of Oxford.