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April Sales Tax Check

Post Date:04/07/2016
April Sales Tax Check

April 7, 2016 – The City of Odessa received its April sales tax check in the amount of $2,836,015.98. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $2,268,812.78 and the Odessa Development Corporation will receive $567,203.20.

The City saw a decrease in sales tax revenue with April’s sales tax revenue total of
$2,268,812.78 which reflects a $672,504.57 or 22.86% decrease as compared to April’s 2015.

The year-to-date total sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2015-16 is decreased 0.47% or
$88,651.89 as compared to budgeted amount expected at this point in the fiscal year.

In addition, the 2015-16 year-to-date amount is below the previous fiscal year-to-date amount by $3,981,269.51 or 17.44%.

The City has budgeted $33,214,406.00 in net sales tax revenues for this current fiscal year.

Sales tax revenue is generated by sales tax revenue from two months prior to collection, i.e., April’s collection is based on February sales.

For more information please call Assistant City Manager Konrad Hildebrandt at 432-335-3232.
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