Sales tax revenue rises in Jacksonville for October
POSTED: Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 3:26am
UPDATED: Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 9:12am
AS REPORTED IN THE JACKSONVILLE DAILY PROGRESS:
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville’s sales tax revenue rose 7.8 percent for the month of October, according to the Texas state comptroller’s office.
This amounts $18, 362.25 more for the month for the city — an increase from $209,727.13 last year to $226,089.38.
Jacksonville Mayor Robert Haberle said though last month’s numbers were essentially flat, he is encouraged by this month’s increase.
This year to date the city is still down 6.86 percent of last year’s total sales tax revenue at $2,413,104.42, compared to $2,590,940.65 this time last year.
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