Alcoholic beverage tax collection up 96% in July

Alcoholic beverage tax collection up 96% in July

The Alcoholic Beverage Tax for cities and towns inside Logan County continue to see an increase when compared to last year. The latest numbers show more than a 96 percent increase in July.

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In July, Logan County received $22,762.47 from the Oklahoma Tax Commission, which will be distributed throughout the county. A year ago, the collection brought in $11,587.63.

The 96.44% increase is the second largest this year when compared to the same month last year. In March, an increase of 178.03% was reported when compared to March 2018.

Beginning October 2018, grocery and convenience stores began selling wine and cold, strong beer. The change came after legislation and voters’ approval of a state question.

December 2018 has proven to be the largest allocation brought in by the county at $28,102.08.

Since January, the alcoholic beverage tax has generated $131,918.09 in Logan County.

Here is the breakdown of the allocation of the Alcoholic Beverage Tax for Logan County in July 2019.

Guthrie $15,703.52
Crescent $2,174.23
Mulhall $346.71
Coyle $500.80
Marshall $419.13
Langston $2,656.55
Meridian $58.55
Orlando $228.06
Cedar Valley $443.78
Cimarron $231.14

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