Sales tax revenue drops in county

Only six of the 16 communities in LeFlore County showed increased tax revenue for March of this year compared to March of 2018.

The full report for all Oklahoma cities can be seen HERE

Talihina showed the largest increase, going from $27,920.08 last year to $36,391.92, an increase of $8,471.84. Heavener also had a big jump, going from $57,369.96 last year to $62,401.19 this year for a jump of $5,031.23.

Spiro had the largest decrease. In March of 2018, Spiro’s tax revenue was $50,855.04, but it went down to $36,361.54 this year, a total of $14,493.50.

The total for LeFlore County cities was $659,837.55 this year compared to $675,187.71 last year for a decrease of $15,350.16.

LeFlore County’s tax revenue also was down. Last year, the total was $532,233.18 while in 2019 that total dropped to $517,276.51, a drop of $14,956.67.

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