Boulder takes in more sales, use taxes
Last Updated: 17:09 October 16, 2013
The city collected $8.9 million in sales- and use-tax revenue in September this year compared with $8.2 million for the same period a year ago.
Retail sales tax was down 1.7 percent, from $7.1 million in August 2012 to $6.9 million in August 2013.
Year to date, sales- and use-tax collections are up 5.7 percent. Retail sales tax is up 5.7 percent, construction use tax is up 28.03 percent, and motor vehicle use tax is up 4.7 percent.
For the year, retail sales tax makes up 79.9 percent of the collections, followed by business use tax, 8.52 percent; construction sales and use tax, 8.8 percent; and motor vehicle use tax, 2.69 percent.
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