Longview sales tax revenues hit January highLongview sales tax revenues hit January highhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=85012013-01-22T07:06:00Z2013-01-22T00:00:00Z

LONGVIEW - Longview’s sales tax revenue for January 2013 reached a new record high of $2.393 million.

City sales tax receipts for the month increased 4.77 percent from a year ago when Longview’s share of sales tax revenue was $2.284 million. The January figure was also $72,000 more than the previous January record of $2.321 million set in 2011.

The city’s January revenue figure represents taxes collected during the beginning of the holiday shopping season in November. Those taxes were reported to the state in December with the local share disbursed back to cities, counties and other entities in January.

January Sales Tax Revenue Comparison
City Y-O-Y
Lone Star 50.18%
Lakeport 44.48%
Overton 22.16%
Kilgore 19.12%
Ore City 9.24%
Daingerfield 8.74%
Mount Pleasant 8.43%
Gilmer 8.13%
Henderson 5.74%
Longview 4.77%
Tyler 1.68%


Longview January Sales Tax Revenue
Year Revenue
2013 $2.393 million
2012 $2.284 million
2011 $2.321 million
2010 $1.66 million
2009 $2.285 million
2008 $2.074 million
2007 $1.943 million

Read more at the Longview News-Journal.

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