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Sales and Road Improvement Tax Collections Down For January Compared To 2018

Polk County Treasurer Tanya K. Fretz released the Sales Tax Comparison Report for February 2019 today.

 
Polk County has a 1% General Sales Tax and a 1% Road Improvement Sales Tax.
 
February 2019 receipts for taxes collected in January 2019 were $133,570 for each tax, or $269,110 total. 
 
February 2019 receipts are down $2,010 compared to February 2018.

Even though there was a decline in sales taxes collected in January 2019, the year-to-date total for both is up $3,535 compared to 2018 since December 2018 sales taxes collected and reported in January 2019 were up suggesting strong local retail sales in December 2018.
 
2-26-19 11:26 a.m. KAWX.ORG