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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