The City of Guthrie received their sales tax revenues for the first month of the new fiscal year last week. The good news is that for the second month in a row the revenues are on the rise. The revenues cover the time period of August 16- September 15. Guthrie received $557,544 in the latest report compared to 552,332 in 2018. The October report shows a slight decrease from last month when the city came in at $562,935. The $5,212 is a .94 percent improvement over the 2018 numbers.
Guthrie continues to see positive results off the collection of the state use tax as they received $58,389 this month compared to $43,010 in 2018. The sales use tax was down quite a bit from the September report when the city received $83,893. The $15,379 increase over last year was a 35.76 percent increase.
Logan County, meanwhile, saw a severe dip in revenue on the report as they received only $235,296 compared to $360,468 in 2018 and was also below the September report of $253,148 that the county received.
Cashion and Crescent continue to see sales tax decreases as the oil drilling has moved west into Kingfisher County. Crescent was 28 percent down or $14,000 to last year and Cashion was 13 percent down or $3,000 to last year in the recent sales tax revenue report. Crescent received $35,779 and Cashion received $19,4654.
The town of Marshall received $6,660 this month after showing no receipts on the September report. That was a 57 percent increase over their 2019 numbers of $4,238. Orlando, which also showed no sales tax revenue being returned in September received $12,922 this month which was still five percent down from 2019 numbers of $13,610. The town of Mulhall was down 60 percent with $1,768 compared to $4,398 in 2018.
Cedar Valley was two percent up on the report with $537 compared to $529 in 2019, but significantly down from the $1,466 received in September. Coyle showed an increase for the second month in a row with $3,195 compared to $2,445 in 2019, a 31 percent increase and was also ahead of last month’s revenues of $2,264.
Langston was up ten percent with $7,918 compared to $7,174 which was also up over last month of $6,037. Meridian had a good month with $729 compared to $162 last year. Cimarron City meanwhile received only $570 this month compared to $733 in 2018.
The disbursement of $161,994,343 in sales tax collections returned to the cities and towns reflected an increase of $4,006,960 from the $157,987,383 distributed to the cities and towns in October last year. The use tax disbursement to cities and towns was $21,936,267. In county returns, the counties shared in a $28,191,225 sales tax disbursement and a $4,195,463 use tax disbursement.