Longmont's sales-, use-tax revenue up
Last Updated: 15:05 August 21, 2013
Collections in July, representing sales in June, were $4,566,040, compared with $4,250,472 for the same period a year ago.
Sales tax on retail goods was up 8.9 percent for the month. Use-tax revenue decreased by 4.2 percent compared with the same period a year ago.
Year to date, sales-tax revenue is up 6.5 percent compared with the first five months of 2012, and use-tax revenue is down by 2.4 percent.
Lodgers' tax collected in July, representing stays in June, was up 2 percent, at $34,157 this year from $33,486 in 2012. Year to date, the lodgers' tax is up 12.8 percent, at $151,118 for the first six months of this year from $133,991 for the first six months of last year.
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