Sales tax receipts down for most of county

The Oklahoma Tax Commission sales and use tax report for September shows sales tax receipts were up for just one city in the county and down for the rest.

Mustang’s sales tax was up just over $23,000 last month, while nearby Yukon, El Reno and other cities in the county saw a dip.

Mustang’s sales tax receipts coming in just shy of $860,000. That compares to more than $835,000 the same period a year ago.

The city’s use tax receipts also were up from $28,000 last year to this year’s $56,000+.

After money problems this summer in Yukon, the city received almost $1.725 million, which is less than the $1.868 million received for the same time period the year before.

Use tax, however, was up for Yukon from some $60,000 in 2015 to $78,000 this year.

El Reno’s sale tax receipts were down from $1.192 million in 2015 to $955,000. The city’s use tax also took a nose dive to $53,000 from $142,000 collected in 2015.

Canadian County also experienced a drop. The one-third of a cent dedicated to fund juvenile justice services slipped from producing almost $507,000 this time last year to nearly $616,000 this reporting period.

Use tax figures for most of the county were down as well from $51,000 to $45,000.

Receipts for Calumet stayed about the same with around $22-23,000 coming in for the city. Use tax fell from $8,200 to $2,300.

Union City saw its sales tax cut by half bringing in around $14,400 compared to $30,000 for the same time period the year before. Use tax was up for Union City from $3,000 last year to this year’s $6,600.

The monies cities reported this period represent sales from Aug. 16 to Aug. 31 and estimated sales from Sept. 1 to Sept. 15.

For the whole state, the disbursement of $137,932,728 in sales tax collections was returned to 514 cities and towns reflecting a decrease of $3,973,029 from the $141,905,757 distributed to 514 cities and towns in September last year.

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