Green River Star -

By David Martin

Sales tax revenue elevated


November 1, 2017

While school districts in the county grapple with the possibility of funding cuts, the cities are breathing a sigh of relief.

Since June, sales tax revenues collected has increased from previous months. At the beginning of May, collections for the 2012 specific purpose sales tax, commonly referred to as the sixth penny tax, were listed at $1.06 million. In June, those receipts increased to $1.3 million and remained at that level throughout the summer months. Revenues jumped to $1.8 million at the beginning of September, before returning to the $1.3 million level in October. The November tax...

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