Oklahoma – Tulsa Reports Sales Tax Receipts Increase

SALT Report 3795 –The City of Tulsa says its April sales tax check was 3.9 percent above budget estimates.

The city says the check covers the period from mid-February to mid-March and totaled $19,851,132, an 11.7 percent increase from the same period one year ago, according to a news release.

The city said sales tax collections for the fiscal year have mostly remained flat until this month. The sales tax total since July 2015 is $197.9 million compared with $195.7 million for the same period last year, showing an increase of 1.1 percent, the release says.

Use taxes for April totaled $1,871,081, a 7.2 percent increase from the same period a year ago and 2.1 percent below budget estimates.

Use tax collections for the fiscal year are lower than one year ago. The use tax total since July 2015 is $19.6 million compared with $20 million for the same period last year, showing a two percent decrease.

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