sales tax

Yukon sales tax continues losing streak

The February sales tax report brought more bad news for Yukon. Its sales tax receipts declined for the fifth straight month, and it’s a trend that officials don’t expect to end soon. City Manager Jim Crosby said last week that the declining sale tax is to be expected. Many shoppers are taking advantage of new…

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Sales tax figures continue to climb

It was another bright month for sales tax returns across Canadian County, according to the latest report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Mustang’s sales tax jumped from $852,043.54 last August to $876,282.62 this August. Although sales tax is up compared to last year, Mustang’s sales tax is down almost $56,771 since last month. Mustang’s use…

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Sales tax returns continue to grow

July sales tax returns for Canadian County communities brought in some interesting results. Mustang’s sales tax increased from $867,995 to $933.053. Use tax jumped to $39,173 compared to $34,435 in 2016. One town saw a fairly significant dip in its city sales tax, but a substantial rise in its use tax returns, while another had…

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Yukon sales tax sees rise

July sales tax returns for Canadian County communities brought in some interesting results. One town saw a fairly significant dip in its city sales tax, but a substantial rise in its use tax returns, while another had the opposite results. Ironically, they were the two largest cities in the county. Yukon saw more than $100,000…

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Canadian County towns see sales tax increase

For only the third time in 12 months, the city of Yukon had an increase in sales tax. In fact, every city in the county saw an increase in sales tax for the month of June, according to a report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission. In Yukon, the increase was about $37,000 over last year’s…

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Not all voters on the “yes” wagon

  Even though “Vote Yes” signs are appearing everywhere, not everyone is a supporter of the city sales tax extension that will be decided by voters Tuesday. The Mustang News received three letters to the editor in the past two weeks but the newspaper’s policy is not to run letters right before an election. Instead,…

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