Sales, Use Tax Up For City Of Tulsa

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 6:00 pm
By: News On 6

Robert Garrison, News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Despite a struggling national economy, Tulsa appears to be weathering the slump better than others.

Tulsa collected more sale taxes from mid-July to mid-August compared to the same time last year, according to the city of Tulsa.

Sales tax figures increased 5.5 percent and use tax collections were up 11.6 percent.

Tulsa received $17,141,005 in sales tax. That compares to $16,252,172 for the same period a year ago. The collections also were 3.8 percent above budget estimates for the month.