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Sales Tax and Road Improvement Sales Tax Collections Up For Latest Reporting Period

Polk County Sales Tax General and Road Improvement Sales Tax collections were up for August, as reported in September 2020.

 
This is the fourth consecutive month of increases over the same months in 2019 suggesting good local retail sales. The only decreases in this "pandemic" year were in April and May, and they were no significant decreases.
 
Each of the local taxes generated $152,623, which is $18,778 more for than for the same month in 2019.
 
To date in 2020, the taxes have generated $1,265,008 each or a total of $2,530,016.
 
The Road Improvement Sales Tax money can only be used for county roads and bridges.
 
9-23-20 2:45 p.m. KAWX.ORG