In Pandemic, Sulphur, Murray County Show Gains In Sales Tax
Despite a pandemic that crippled the economies of many cities around the country, Murray County and the City of Sulphur seemed to weather the storm as well as any and probably better than most, according to sales tax figures from the Oklahoma Tax Commission.
According to the tax commission figures, Sulphur, and Murray County showed significant gains during the mid-April to mid-May time period, right in the middle of nation-wide lock-downs.
Sulphur was the biggest sales tax winner among the four sales tax collecting entities in the county with nearly a $30,000 gain over the same period last year, figures show. The city collected a total of $260,561.87 during the mid-April to mid-May reporting period, compared to $231,752.04 last year at the same time.
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