Sales Tax Returns Down In Calhoun

Sales tax returns overall are down around the county entering the final two months of the fiscal year.


By JOEL McNEECE
Sales tax returns overall are down around the county entering the final two months of the fiscal year.
Bruce still leads the county in total returns at $352,539, but is down almost $25,000 from this time last year.
Calhoun City is actually up almost $3,000 from last year’s total at this time with $282,140 reported thus far in 2009.
Vardaman is up this year with $86,322 in returns thus far compared to $81,286 at this date last year.
Derma is down slightly from $46,837 in 2008 to $44,320 this year.
Big Creek is down from $7,088 in 2008 to $6,077 in 2009.
Slate Springs has held virtually equally with only a $150 difference at $4,227 returned this year.
Pittsboro also remained stable with $5,282 in sales tax returns so far this year, compared to $5,396 last year.
Salex tax returns for the state are down almost $8 million.

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