City of Odessa bring in over $6 million in December Sales Tax Revenue

Sales Tax Revenue is 38% more than Sales Tax Revenue this time last year

City of Odessa bring in over $6 million in December Sales Tax Revenue

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The City of Odessa received its December sales tax check, in the amount of, $6,104,069.60. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent.

The City of Odessa will receive $4,883,255.68 and the Odessa Development Corporation will receive $1,220,813.92.

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with December’s sales tax revenue total of $4,883,255.68, which reflects a $1,352,457.52, or 38.31% as compared to December 2017.

The year-to-date total sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2018-19 is up 83.03%, or $6,653,160.81 as compared to budgeted amount expected at this point in the fiscal year.

In addition, the 2018-19 year-to-date amount is above the previous fiscal year-to-date amount by $3,380,345.50 or 29.95%.

The City has budgeted $37,208,410.00 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., December’s collection is based on October sales.

For more information please contact Interim Assistant City Manager Cindy Muncy, 432-335-3232.

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