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Available: Stillwater’s latest tax apportionment report

Released:Apr 29, 2022

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April 2022 Tax Apportionment Report

Note: The collection is based off of February transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in March and apportioned to the City in April.

TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $3,022,582

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,529,631

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $492,951 (19.49%)

SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,762,937

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,276,840

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $486,097 (21.35%)

  • Note: One cent ($0.01) of collected sales tax is dedicated to the Stillwater Utilities Authority and a half-cent ($0.005) is dedicated to Transportation projects, as determined by a vote of Stillwater residents.

USE TAX COLLECTION: $259,645

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH USE TAX COLLECTION: $252,791

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $6,854 (2.71%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $52,676

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $35,853

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $16,823 (46.92%)?

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


March 2022 Tax Apportionment Report

Note: The collection is based off of January transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in February and apportioned to the City in March.

TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,654,435

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,523,037

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $131,398 (5.21%)

SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,351,761

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,285,405

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $66,356 (2.90%)

  • Note: One cent ($0.01) of collected sales tax is dedicated to the Stillwater Utilities Authority and a half-cent ($0.005) is dedicated to Transportation projects, as determined by a vote of Stillwater residents.

USE TAX COLLECTION: $302,674

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH USE TAX COLLECTION: $237,632

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $65,042 (27.37%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $36,310

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S MARCH HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $33,128

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $3,182 (9.61%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


February 2022 Tax Apportionment Report

Note: The collection is based off of December 2021 transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in January 2022 and apportioned to the City in February 2022.

TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $3,184,648

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S FEBRUARY TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,717,940

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $466,709 (17.17%)

SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,817,722

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S FEBRUARY SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,376,241

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $441,481 (18.58%)

USE TAX COLLECTION: $366,926

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S FEBRUARY USE TAX COLLECTION: $341,699

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $25,228 (7.38%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $54,009

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S FEBRUARY HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $30,321

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $23,688 (78.12%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


January 2022 Tax Apportionment Report

Note: The collection is based off of November 2021 transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in December 2021 and apportioned to the City in January 2022.

TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $3,454,651

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S JANUARY TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,629,437

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $825,214 (31.38%)

SALES TAX COLLECTION: $3,088,043

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S JANUARY SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,331,471

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $756,572 (32.45%)

USE TAX COLLECTION: $366,608

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S JANUARY USE TAX COLLECTION: $297,966

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $68,642 (23.04%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $84,060

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S JANUARY HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $45,691

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $38,369 (83.97%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


December 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

Note: The collection is based off of October transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in November and apportioned to the City in December.

TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $3,222,310

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S DECEMBER TOTAL SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTION: $2,677,672

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $544,638 (20.34%)

SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,925,004

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S DECEMBER SALES TAX COLLECTION: $2,405,493

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $519,511 (21.60%)

USE TAX COLLECTION: $297,306

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S DECEMBER USE TAX COLLECTION: $272,179

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $25,127 (9.23%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $91,781

  • PREVIOUS YEAR’S DECEMBER HOTEL/MOTEL TAX COLLECTION: $59,929

  • INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $31,852 (53.15%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


November 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

SALES AND USE TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $2,972,774

Note: The collection is based off of September transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in October and apportioned to the City in November.

  • SALES AND USE TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $262,192 (9.67%)

SALES TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $2,799,527

  • SALES TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $346,571 (14.13%)

USE TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $173,247

  • USE TAX DECREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $84,379 (32.75%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $82,117

  • HOTEL/MOTEL TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $41,512 (102.23%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


October 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

SALES AND USE TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $3,546,592

Note: The collection is based off of August transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in September and apportioned to the City in October.

SALES AND USE TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $687,382 (24.04%)

SALES TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $3,073,737

  • SALES TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $498,171 (19.34%)

USE TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $472,855

  • USE TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $189,211 (66.71%)

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX TOTAL COLLECTION: $77,273

  • HOTEL/MOTEL TAX INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR: $28,862 (59.62%)

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.


September 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

MEDIA RELEASE

(STILLWATER, OK) – The City of Stillwater’s September 2021 sales and use tax collection totaled $2,997,156. The collection is based off of July transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in August and apportioned to the City in September.

This is an increase from September 2020 total collections by $514,007 (20.70 percent).

  • The City of Stillwater’s sales tax collections in September 2021 were $2,737,541, which is up $489,135 (21.75 percent) from September 2020.

  • The City of Stillwater’s use tax collections in September 2021 were $259,615, which is up $24,872 (10.60 percent) from September 2020.

Hotel/motel tax remitted to the City in September 2021 totaled $47,397, which is up from September 2020 collections by $3,914 (9.00 percent).

While the increase in tax collections is encouraging, Stillwater is not experiencing overall growth due to the impact of COVID-19. Lack of growth in local sales tax generation limits future opportunities for expanding City services and capital investment. Still, the return of public activities and events, and the rebound of businesses, are hopeful signs.

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.

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August 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

MEDIA RELEASE

(STILLWATER, OK) – The City of Stillwater’s August 2021 sales and use tax collection totaled $2,739,173. The collection is based off June transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in July and apportioned to the City in August.

This is an increase from August 2020 total collections by $163,319 (6.34 percent).

The City of Stillwater’s sales tax collections in August 2021 were $2,445,988, which is up $115,711 (4.97 percent) from August 2020.

The City of Stillwater’s use tax collections in August 2021 were $293,185, which is up $47,608 (19.39 percent) from August 2020.

Hotel/motel tax remitted to the City in August 2021 totaled $81,375, which is up from August 2020 collections by $45,316 (125.67 percent).

While the increase in tax collections is encouraging, Stillwater is not experiencing overall growth due to the impact of COVID-19. Lack of growth in local sales tax generation limits future opportunities for expanding City services and capital investment. Still, the return of public activities and events, and the rebound of businesses, are hopeful signs.

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at http://stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at http://stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.

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July 2021 Tax Apportionment Report

MEDIA RELEASE

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / July 27, 2021) – The City of Stillwater’s July 2021 sales and use tax collection totaled $2,799,296. The collection is based off May transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in June and apportioned to the City in July.

This is an increase from July 2020 total collections by $257,976 (10.15 percent).

The City of Stillwater’s sales tax collections in July 2021 were $2,537,538, which is up $248,193 (10.84 percent) from July 2020.

The City of Stillwater’s use tax collections in July 2021 were $261,758, which is up $9,783 (3.88 percent) from July 2020.

Hotel/motel tax remitted to the City in July 2021 totaled $72,799, which is up from July 2020 collections by $45,370 (165.41 percent).

While the increase in tax collections is encouraging, Stillwater is not experiencing overall growth due to the impact of COVID-19. Lack of growth in local sales tax generation limits future opportunities for expanding City services and capital investment. Still, the return of public activities and events, and the rebound of businesses, are hopeful signs.

For more information about the budget and taxes, visit the City’s Financial Center at http://stillwater.org/budget.

We also update a sales, use and hotel/motel tax report monthly at http://stillwater.org/document-center/detail/id/285.

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