Oklahoma City sales tax collections for the month totaled $16.9 million, up 3.9 percent in March compared to last year. Sales tax is the largest single source of revenue for Oklahoma City.
The year-to-date sales tax growth now stands at 4.4 percent. The March sales tax check includes actual collections for the second half of January and the first half of February. The General Fund pays for the day-to-day operations of the City.
All City sales taxes combined, which include the General Fund, MAPS 3, police and fire and the zoo, generated $32.8 million in March.
— Media release edited by Kory B. Oswald