2013-08-01 / Politics
Sales Tax Revenue Up by $900,000 for the First Half of 2013, County Says
The news was rosy at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Audit Committee. Sales tax revenue for the first six months of 2013 totaled $25.9 million, up by nearly $900,000 over the same period last year. Deputy Commissioner of Finance Anita Gilbert reported that $3.9 million in sales tax was collected for June, a $77,000 increase over June of 2012.