The Lamar City Sales Tax revenue collected this past September shows a 5.85% gain, or $15,314 compared to this time last year. Total Sales and Use Tax collections were up 3.98% for the same period for a gain of $11,218. Year to date collections show City Sales Tax revenue up 7.94% for a gain of $199,034. Total Sales and Use Tax collections for this period gained 6.46% for a total of $177,677 year to date. Year to date collections for 2014 were $2,748,983, compared to this year at $2,926,661.
The annual tax revenue report, collected January through October for the past three years, shows a decline in revenue in the Hotel/Motel category while the majority of retail categories show continued growth.
|C Stores – Gas Stations||87,917||87,580||95,795|
|All Bsns – Electricity||211,671||191,279||202,374|
|Furn – Appl-Elec||21,1188||17,629||17,965|
|Liquor and Bars||91,233||81,847||84,416|
|Other Retail-All Other||669,282||521,888||
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