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.
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.
Cedar Valley $443.78