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Midland, Odessa release August sales tax revenue

Midland collected over $5 million while Odessa topped over $6 million.
Credit: KWES File

Midland and Odessa have released the sales tax revenue for the month of August.

These numbers are collected from purchases two months prior, meaning these numbers are based on June sales.

The City of Midland received $5,436,686, which is a 6.05% increase from August 2018. The year-to-date fiscal revenue is up nearly 18% from last year's total.

The City of Odessa received $6,608,278 for its August revenue. This is an increase of 3.62% from August 2018 and the year-to-date revenue is up 14% from last year.

Both cities' fiscal years run from October to the following September.