Sales tax is off to a bit of a sluggish start in 2018.
Sales tax accounted for 63.49% of the total general fund revenue.
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Auditor Roland Tkach: “Sales tax is the largest segment of the county’s revenue and it’s doing well.”
The Huron County portion of the July sales tax was an all-time high for that month.
New numbers showed $999,203 was collected for the county in June, which was $144,000 more than the same period of 2016.
Auditor Tkach: “We were significantly up over last year.”
Auditor: “We’re about to enter unchartered waters.”
Huron County sales tax collection down in February.
Auditor Tkach: “Sales tax is about 63 percent of the county’s general fund revenue.”
Clothing and school supplies are tax-free from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7
Liquor sales up 26% from last year.
Mom and Pop stores comprise 33% of total
Liquor sales were up 12 percent in Huron County.
Revenues from liquor sales, casino activity increases.