For three quarters of the 2021-22 fiscal year, the City of Midland is on course to achieve its second-highest sales tax collection ever.

The city recorded a 31.41% increase in its sales tax collection in May to bring its fiscal year total to $41.591 million, or 20.86% more than fiscal 2021. That total means that if the last three months of the fiscal year (which ends in September) is equal to last year, the city will end with $53.848 million, which is more than $7 million more than last year and would exceed the city forecast ($51 million) nearly $3 million.


A more likely scenario is for the city to continue its pace and raise $14.813 million over the past three months to end with $56.404 million, which would surpass the second-largest fundraiser in history by more than $5 million. of the city ($51.117 million).

The city reports that Midland has seen eight consecutive months of sales tax growth and that during the eight months the growth was at least 17.17% and up to 48.54%.

The collection so far this year in Midland is also more than $6 million higher than this fiscal year’s total in Odessa ($35,446,741).

Town of Midland

June 2022: $4,872,946

June 2021: $3,708,243

Percentage difference: 31.41

Year-to-date 2022: $41,591,529

Year-to-date 2021: $34,412,057

Percentage difference: 20.86

Midland Development Corp.

June 2022: $1,218,236

Year-to-date 2022: $10,397,882

City of Odessa

June 2022: $4,019,830

June 2021: $3,492,003

Percentage difference: 15.12

Year-to-date 2022: $35,446,741

Year-to-date 2021: $30,097,938

Percentage difference: 18.17