You support your local government operations. Of the 8.5% sales tax you pay on purchases in Edmond, 4% comes back to our city and makes up the majority of our general fund revenues. The general fund pays for services like police and fire protection, parks and recreation programs, improvements to our streets, and social services that assist our residents in times of need.
Our sales taxes are actually less than many other metro area cities. It's true! Not only will you find department stores, specialty shops and unique gifts in Edmond, you'll pay less sales tax.