By Randy Ellis Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgBolstered by tax increases and a strong economy, the Oklahoma state treasury took in about $1.5 billion more in 2018 than it did the previous calendar year, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced Wednesday.
The state set a new calendar year record by collecting nearly $13 billion in gross receipts in 2018, an increase of $1.52 billion, or 13.2 percent, over the previous calendar year.
Receipts for December topped $1.1 billion, up by more than $135 million (13.4 percent) compared to December 2017.
“Oklahoma's economy has been performing admirably,” McDaniel said.Read more on NewsOK.com
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State gross receipts reach nearly $13 billion in 2018