POSTED AUGUST 2, 2019
By Jeff Shultz
May business was good for three Garvin County cities, according to sales tax figures from the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC).
The July distribution of sales tax collections by the OTC primarily represents local tax receipts from May business.
Wynnewood had the largest gain from one year ago with $22,013.76 increase from July of 2018.
Following Wynnewood was Stratford with an increase of $1,183.57 from one year ago with Paoli next with a $186.03 increase.
All other cities and towns had a decrease in sales tax collections. According to the OTC, the largest deficit was felt in Lindsay who dropped $63,624.97 from last year.
Pauls Valley also had a decrease in sales tax collections, falling $16,051.69 from last year.
The disbursement of $158,864,212 in sales tax collections returned to the cities and towns reflected a decrease of $768,194 from the $159,632,406 distributed to the cities and towns in July last year.