City Of Tulsa Sales Tax Revenue Down From July To August

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 11:35 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OKLAHOMA -- The city of Tulsa's good news from local sales tax revenue in August didn't last into September.

The latest sales tax check to the city of Tulsa is down $866,871.17 from July to August.

8/6/2010 Related story: Good News In Tulsa's Latest Sales Tax Check

The City of Tulsa is getting a tax check for August 2010 from the Oklahoma Tax Commission for $16,275,942.94. Last month, the city received $17,142,814.11. The difference is 5.05 percent.

City of Tulsa officials say these latest numbers show the city is still above their estimates and they continue to remain on target or higher than our conservative budget estimates.

This check from the Oklahoma Tax Commission is from sales tax collections for mid-July to mid-August.

Two other Tulsa County communities did get some good news Wednesday.

Local sales tax revenue for Broken Arrow was up $47,522.78 from July to August and the City of Owasso local tax revenue was up $23,429.19.