The City of Guthrie continues to receive good news when it comes to sales tax numbers.
“Our sales tax deposit this month was $327,507 compared to the $ $299,022 that was deposited this time last year,” Mueller said. “This is a 9.53% increase compared to the previous year’s comparison and a 3.23% increase from the $317,273 deposited this time in 09-10.
The monthly average collected in the fiscal year 09-10 2009 was $322,172, in fiscal year 10-11 it was $300,932, and the final monthly average for the fiscal year 11-12 is $314,339.
“We had to maintain an average of $300,000 per month to meet budget projections,” Mueller concluded.