Longmont's sales-, use-tax up 9.2 percent
Last Updated: 15:55 September 17, 2013
Collections in August, representing sales in July, were $4,248,327 compared with $3,889,443 for the same period a year ago.
Sales tax on retail goods was up 6.3 percent for the month. Use-tax revenue increased by 19.5 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 1.4 percent.
Lodgers' tax collected in August, representing stays in July, was up 33.3 percent, at $41,611 this year from $31,216 in 2012. Year to date, the lodgers' tax is up 16.7 percent, at $192,729 for the first six months of this year from $165,207 for the first six months of last year.
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