Odessa August Sales Tax Check Up 19 Percent 8/9/12
CBS 7 News
August 9, 2012
ODESSA, TX - The City of Odessa received its August sales tax check in the amount of $3,557,335.98. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ľ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $2,845,868.78 and the Odessa Development Corporation will receive $711,467.20.
The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with Augustís sales tax revenue total of $2,845,868.78, which reflects a $455,273.39 or 19.04% increase as compared to August 2011.
The year to date total sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2011-12 is up 33.95% or $6,482,886.82 as compared to budgeted amount expected at this point in the fiscal year.
In addition, 2011-12 year to date amount is above the previous fiscal year to date amount by $5,426,523.98 or 26.93%.
The City has budgeted $20,770,356.00 in sales tax revenues in this fiscal year.
Sales tax revenue is generated by sales tax revenue from two months prior to collection, i.e., Augustís collection is based on June sales.
For more information please call James Zentner, Assistant City Manager, at 432.335.3232.