July sales tax collections down for Alva, Freedom
August 4, 2019
Sales tax collections in July for Alva were down by 11.8 percent compared to July 2018, but use tax from sales outside of Alva such as internet purchases was almost double. When adding sales and use tax together, Alva was down 7.88 percent from last year.
Freedom sales tax was down 45.7 percent, while Waynoka was up 10.7 percent compared to last July. Nearby Cherokee showed an 11 percent increase.
Woods County was down 33.19 percent compared to July 2018 collections. Alfalfa County sales tax was down slightly more with a 33.76 percent difference. However, both counties nearly doubled the am...